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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1849/03/00 Collis P Huntington Work The CRESCENT CITY sails from New York to Panama with goods for C P Huntington. With his cargo delayed in Panama for three months awaiting a ship bound for San Francisco, he engages in trading, realizing profits of over $3,000 during the wait. California Gold Rush
1852/03/12 Charles Jewett Jr Life Charles Jewett writes his family after walking across the isthmus of Panama to embark on a ship. His family may have resided in London, as he refers to the Crystal Palace (built 1851) in a later letter.
1905/00/00 SS HAVANA is sold to the Panama Railroad Steamship Company on behalf of the Isthmian Canal Commission and renamed SS PANAMA. It will be used during the construction of the Panama Canal. Building the Panama Canal
1905/00/00 John F Stevens Engineer Stevens designs the high-level canal design and infrastructure for the Panama Canal. Building the Panama Canal
1905/00/00 Isthmian Canal Commission Developer Of the 131 Model 91 Marion Shovels manufactured between 1902 and 1912, 16 were acquired by the Isthmian Canal Commission and used to excavate the Panama Canal. Building the Panama Canal
1905/00/00 Marion Power Shovel Company Manufacturer Of the 131 Model 91 Marion Shovels manufactured between 1902 and 1912, 16 were acquired by the Isthmian Canal Commission and used to excavate the Panama Canal. Building the Panama Canal
1906/11/00 Theodore Roosevelt Dignitary Theodore Roosevelt inspects the Panama Canal. Building the Panama Canal
1944/02/00 USS HORNET sails through the Panama Canal.
1958/11/07 USS EDSON is commissioned under the command of CDR Thomas J Moriarty, USN, sails through the Caribbean and the Panama Canal, arriving at her homeport in Long Beach, California, 2 March 1959.

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