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Category:Chicago (ship, 1908)

  • Built by The Moran Company, Yard Nr. 44, Booth Fisheries Co., Trawler, 443 tons, Delivered Mar-08, Disposition Brico 1930, beached 1968 [1]
  • A halibut fishing steamer, the Chicago, 419 tons, 139 feet long and fitted with triple -expansion engine was built at Seattle, being operated in later years by Booth Fisheries. Gordon Newell, Maritime events of 1908, H.W. McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest. Seattle: Superior, 1966
  • The fishing steamer Chicago, after being damaged slightly by stranding at Fish Egg Island, Alaska on May 1, was wrecked June 21 at Warm Chuck, Prince of Wales Island, the cargo becoming a total loss but the hull later refloated and converted to a barge. Gordon Newell, Maritime Events of 1913, H.W. McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest., p.230. [2]