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A society formed in 2009 for the purpose of collecting, preserving, celebrating, and disseminating the maritime history of the San Juan Islands and northern Puget Sound area. Check this log for tales from out-of-print publications as well as from members and friends. There are circa 750, often long entries, on a broad range of maritime topics; there are search aids at the bottom of the log. Please ask for permission to use any photo posted on this site. Thank you.

1926 ❖ Tug HUMACONNA Out Yachting


delivering the Queen City Yacht Club from West Seattle,
to Lake Union, Feb. 1926.

Original photo from the archives of the S.P.H.S.©
Just for variety, the Queen City Yacht Club's new building, purchased from the government, went "yachting" from West Seattle to the new home at the foot of Edgar Street, on the east shore of Lake Union. The building was loaded on a barge yesterday, hooked up to the tug HUMACONNA and taken from West Seattle to Lake Union in a couple of hours. Jack Power, vice commodore of the club, directed the work of moving the big building. The foundation was ready for the building yesterday, and work is going ahead now.
Text from The Seattle Times. 26 February 1926.

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