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1952

DEPOSITED BY THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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Everett Bellingham Port Angeles (page) (page) (page)

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Port and Harbor Conditions:

Location and general description.
Harbor and channel improvements by the United

States.......
Harbor and channel improvements by local

interests....
Tides and tidal currents.
Anchorages......
Bridges....

Bridge regulations,
Weather conditions..

Fire protection...
Port Administration and Federal Services:

Port administration....

Federal services...
Port and Terminal Services and Charges:

Pilotage. ..
Towage...
Terminal services and charges.

Service charge..
Dockage.....
Direct loading or discharging.
Handling.
Loading and unloading.
Wharfage........
Free time....

Wharf demurrage...
Labor....

Stevedoring...
Port and Harbor Facilities:

Piers, wharves, and docks....
Oil handling and oil bunkering..
Coal handling and coal bunkering.
Storage warehouses..
Hoisting facilities,
Crain elevators....
Bulk storage......
Marire repair plants, drydocks, and marine

railways.... Floating equipment..

Wrecking and salvage facilities,
Transportation Services and Rates:
Steamship services and essential trade routes

Steamship services......
Essential trade routes.
Steamship conferences....
Domestic water carrier rates.

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Piers, 1, 2, and 3 on Port Cardner at Everett, Wash...
Port of Everett's 14th Street Dock for fishing boats and commercial and

recreational craft..
Port facilities map of Everett, Wash.
Port of Bellingham Municipal Dock on Whatcom Creek Waterway
Facilities on and adjacent to Squalicum Creek Waterway....
Port facilities map of Bellingham, Wash.....
General view of city waterfront at Port Angeles....
The Port of Port Angeles Terminal...
Port facilities map of Port Angeles, Wash.

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STATES OF AMERICA

SUBJECT: Report on the Ports of Everett, Bellingham, and Port Angeles,

Wash.

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1. There is transmitted herewith Port Series No. 37, a report on the Ports of Everett, Bellingham, and Port Angeles, Wash.; this report is a revision in part of Port Series Nos. 23 and 28, which were last published in 1932 and 1938, respectively. The present report was prepared by the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors, Corps of Engineers, and the Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, as a result of the cooperation prescribed by Section 8 of the Merchant Marine Act of 1920.

2. In accordance with the agreement for cooperation between the two agencies, the sections on Port Administration and Federal Services; Port and Terminal Services and Charges; the steamship data under Transportation Services and Rates; Territory Tributary; and a portion of the Summary were prepared by the Maritime Administration. Part of the information prepared by the Board was supplied by the Seattle District, Corps of Engineers, and the remaining data were secured by representatives of the Domestic Ports Branch, Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors, who made personal inspections of the facilities at the ports.

3. In view of the value of the assembled information to commerce and shipping it is recommended that the report be printed with the accompanying illustrations.

FOR THE BOARD:

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F. H. FALKNER
Colonel, Corps of Engineers

Resident Member
(First Indorsement)

OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS

18 January 1954

TO:

The Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors, Washington, D. C.

Approved.

BY COMMAND OF MAJOR GENERAL STURGIS:

C. H. CHORPENING
Brigadier General, U. S. A.
Assistant Chief of Engineers

for Civil Works

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
MARITIME ADMINISTRATION

WASHINGTON 25. D. C.

ADDRILOR ROLY TO MARITIME ADMINISTRATION

MO ROTER TO FILE NA

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January 13, 1954

Subject:

Port Series No. 37, Ports of Everett, Bellingham, and Port Angeles,
Washington

To

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Maritime Administrator, Maritime Administration, Department of
Commerce

Section 8 of the Merchant llarine Act of 1920 requires the Maritime Administration, in cooperation with the Secretary of the Army, Department of Defense, to investigate port facilities and the flow of commerce through ports in order to encourage their use by vessels engaged in domestic and foreign trades of the United States.

Under the cooperative arrangement with the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors, the revision of this volume on the Ports of Everett, Bellingham, and Port Angeles, Washington, which is Port Series No. 37, has been completed. In accordance with the arrangement between the Department of the Army and the Maritime Administration, Department of Commerce, the material on port administration, federal services, port and terminal services and charges, steamship services, essential trade routes, steamship conferences and territory tributary was prepared in the Port Development Branch of the Division of Ports and Facilities, under direction of Donald W. Allman by William Brady.

Recommendation is made that this material, the manuscript of which is transmitted herewith, be approved for publication.

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Howard J Marsden
Chief, Division of/Ports and Facilities

Approved:

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Louis S. Rothschild
Maritime Administrator

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