The Cuba in dry dock - Jacksonville, Florida

The Cuba in dry dock - Jacksonville, Florida


Image Number

  • N040517

Year

  • 1924

Series Title

General Note

  • The Cuba is photographed in the Merrill Steven dry dock. Her captain was W.M. White, the chief engineer was C.H. Stanton, and the owner was the Peninsular and Occidental Steamship Company. It was built by William Cramp and Sons, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1920-21. It was the first bulbous bow merchant ship built in the United States.
  • The Cuba was register number 221220, was steel hulled and had twin screws. It was 325' long, 47.2' wide and 18' deep. It had two triple expansion engines, each with cylinders of 20.5", 34", and 56". It had 18" piston strokes. It also had 3600 HP and could travel at 17 knots. It had a gross tonnage of 2472 and net tonnage of 1100.

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Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 4 x 5 in.

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Chicago Manual of Style

The Cuba in dry dock - Jacksonville, Florida. 1924. Black & white photonegative, 4 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/148733>, accessed 19 May 2019.

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The Cuba in dry dock - Jacksonville, Florida. 1924. Black & white photonegative. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 19 May. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/148733>.

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(State Archives of Florida)