The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
J.W. Westcott Co., Port of Detroit


Description
Creator:
Diane Bédard, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Digital photograph of the J.W. Westcott Co., advertised as "Ship Reporters and Vessel Agents, in the Port of Detroit", located at the foot of 24th Street, Detroit, MI. The small fleet of tender ships provide support services for the passing lakers including postal holding and delivery, and ship-to-shore 24 hour service during the navigation season.

The ship JW WESTCOTT II can be seen doing frequent delivery loops out to passing lakers. Also docked at the Westcott station are the PILOT and the fireboat CURTIS RANDOLPH.
Date of Original:
10 Jul 2010
Dimensions:
Width: 5697 px
Height: 1945 px
Subject(s):
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.3127725370545 Longitude: -83.0783656616211
Creative Commons licence:
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J.W. Westcott Co., Port of Detroit


Digital photograph of the J.W. Westcott Co., advertised as "Ship Reporters and Vessel Agents, in the Port of Detroit", located at the foot of 24th Street, Detroit, MI. The small fleet of tender ships provide support services for the passing lakers including postal holding and delivery, and ship-to-shore 24 hour service during the navigation season.

The ship JW WESTCOTT II can be seen doing frequent delivery loops out to passing lakers. Also docked at the Westcott station are the PILOT and the fireboat CURTIS RANDOLPH.