VIRGINIA V

4250 21st Ave., W., Seattle, Washington

Photos 

Virginia V

1. View of the vessel Virginia V boiler. Overview from bow facing stern.

Photo from the Historic American Engineering Record

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Map 

Description 

Virginia V is one of two surviving members of the American "mosquito fleet"--the large, unlicensed steamers that worked the inland waters of United States. She was built in 1922 for the West Pass Transportation Company, whose steamers carried passengers, produce, and mail on the waters of Puget Sound. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, October 5, 1992

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 24, 1973
Reference number
73001875
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Vessel
Areas of significance
Transportation; Commerce; Architecture; Maritime History; Transportation
Levels of significance
National; State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Water-related
Current function
Water-related
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant year
1922