Re: A photo sent to me by a friend


Paul Doggett
 

Sorry Eric no mention of where he got it from, that sure is a ding in the gondola.
Ed thank you for your information.

Paul Doggett.  England 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 


On 12 Mar 2019, at 16:25, Edward <edb8391@...> wrote:

That ship with a white diamond on the stack and all those ventilators, is a United Fruit Co. "banana boat," in service between US ports and company plantations in Central America.
Besides New Orleans, United Fruit also served Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York.
Bananas and tropical fruit in, all sorts of freight and materiel out, including passengers both ways.
Photo date to me seems to be the early 1910's.
 
Ed Bommer
 

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