One Hundred Years Ago Today…

Falls of Clyde sailed from Gaviota for Honolulu.

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One Hundred Years Ago Today…

Falls of Clyde Off the Port. “Fourteen days from Gaviota with a full shipment of fuel oil the American oil tanker Falls of Clyde was off the port this morning and was expected to be brought inside the harbor and to railway wharf this afternoon.”—Evening Bulletin [Honolulu], p. 2 (20 May 1911)

One Hundred Years Ago Today…

Shipment of Oil. “The tank ship Falls of Clyde was cleared for Honolulu via Monterey yesterday [May 6] with 100 drums of distillate, valued at $2,430, as cargo from this port. The vessel goes to Monterey to load 16,000 barrels of crude oil, valued at $17,600.”—San Francisco Call, p. 57 (7 May 1911)