Victor (steamboat 1893)

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Victor
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Victor
Career
Owner: Hunt Brothers
Route: Puget Sound
Completed: 1893, Tacoma
General characteristics
Length: 60 ft (18.3 m)
Installed power: steam engine, later diesel
Propulsion: propeller


Victor was a steam-powered tugboat built in 1893 in Tacoma, Washington. This vessel should not be confused with the similarly named Victor II, also active in Puget Sound.

Career[edit]

Victor was active in Puget Sound and was operated, at least for a time, by the Hunt Brothers, a family of steamboat owners and operators. As of the year 1900, the vessel was employed on the route from Tacoma to Gig Harbor in southern Puget Sound. At some point the vessel was converted to diesel power.

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References[edit]

  • Kline, M.S. and Bayless, G.A., Ferryboats -- A Legend on Puget Sound, Bayless Books, Seattle, WA 1983 ISBN 0-914515-00-4
  • Newell, Gordon, Ships of the Inland Sea, Binford and Mort, Portland, OR (2nd Ed. 1960)
  • Newell, Gordon, and Williamson, Joe, Pacific Steamboats, Bonanza Books, New York, NY (1963)