Lake Union Dry Dock

  • Address: 1515 Fairview Ave E
  • Vicinity: Lake Union
  • Type: Dock
  • Travel Genus: Sight , Sight
  • Sight Category: Structure



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1919/00/00 Otis Cutting Founder Lake Union Dry Dock Company opens. It is the first substantial boatyard on the lake after completion of the ship canal. Its founders are Otis Cutting, John L McLean (1871-1942) and Harry B. Jones (1888-1968).
1929/00/00 by 1929, Union Dry Dock Company, the largest of the early boat builders, has five dry docks, including one that can lift up to 3,500 tons.
2009/03/04 The schooner WAWONA is towed from its South Lake Union berth a quarter-mile to Lake Union Drydock, where it will be dismantled. "It was a sad thing, yet I'm so grateful for all the marine archaeology work that has been done on that ship," Kay Bullitt Wawona

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Particulars for Lake Union Dry Dock:
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Commerce
Structure Type Dock
Motif Nautical
Sight Category Structure
Area of Significance Transportation
Historic Use Water-related

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