Steamboat License

Department of Commerce and Labor/Steamboat Inspection Service/ United States License/To Operate or Navigate Vessels of Fifteen Gross Tons or Less, Propelled in Whole or In Part By Gas, Gasoline, Petroleum, Naphtha, Fluid, or Electricity, and Carrying Passengers for Hire./ Gurdon L. Tarbox/ is hereby Licensed, under the provisions of an Act of Congress, approved May 16, 1906, for the term of five years from this date, by the Board of Local Inspectors, Steamboat Inspection Service for the district of Charleston, S.C., to operate and navigate vessels of fifteen gross tons or less, propelled in whole or in part by gas, gasoline, petroleum, naphtha, fluid, or electricity, and carrying passengers for hire. Given under our hands, this 10th day of October, 1908/ Signed by the U.S. Local Inspector of Hulls and U.S. Local Inspector of Boilers. Serial number 22425.

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  • Title Transportation
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  • Keywords transportation pertains to the movement or conveyance of people and products, as well as the various techniques and means utilized in traversing distances, Native Americans, trade and connector paths, trails, oceangoing ships, roads, Gadsden’s Wharf in Charleston, Great Wagon Road, river transport trade, Southern Railway, the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, and the Seaboard Railroad, Port Utilities Commission, fourth-largest state-maintained highway system in the United States, Robert M. Figg, Jr.’s 1941 report calling for State Ports Authority (SPA) resulted in legislation creating the South Carolina State Ports Authority in 1942, Pioneers such as Paul R. Redfern, Caroline Hembel, and Jimmie L. Hamilton helped to popularize aviation in the state,
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date June 18, 2024
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 26, 2022
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