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The ship Columbia and the discovery of Oregon

Edward G. Porter

The ship Columbia and the discovery of Oregon

by Edward G. Porter

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Columbia (Ship : 1787-1801),
  • Oregon -- Discovery and exploration.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edward G. Porter.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 17450
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (12 fr.)
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19312572M
    ISBN 100665174500

    Columbia (NX) was the second United Earth NX-class starship that was in service to Starfleet in the latter half of the 22nd century. Columbia was the second ship outfitted with a warp five engine. In the year , Columbia was one of three NX-class starships still on the drawing boards, intended for deep space, long-range exploration. (ENT: "Fortunate Son").   But the most visible sign of Oregon’s dramatic history of shipwrecks is the ghostly Peter Iredale, a four-masted English ship that a heavy squall grounded in Beachgoers and photographers circle the ribs of the ship that rust away year after year. Its accessibility makes the Iredale one of the most popular spots in Fort Stevens State Park.

    Sailing aboard the ship Columbia on two separate voyages, Robert Gray became the first American citizen to explore the Northwest Coast and circumnavigate the the course of his second expedition, during May of , Gray steered his ship into the mouth of the Columbia River and thereby established a forceful claim on behalf of the United States to the surrounding territory. In a presentation to the media, the president said that the discovery was "a matter of the Colombian state," and as such, few people would be authorized to speak to the public about the findings.

    According to the Columbia River Maritime Museum in Astoria, approximately 2, vessels, including more than large ships, have sunk at the Columbia River bar since Captain Robert Gray first.   In the aftermath of the Columbia disaster, the space shuttle program was grounded until J , when the space shuttle Discovery was launched on the program’s th mission.


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The ship Columbia and the discovery of Oregon by Edward G. Porter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Voyage. Captain Gray was a merchant ship captain born in Rhode Island, who circumnavigated the globe between and on Columbia Rediviva, a trading voyage out of Boston, traveled first to the north Pacific coast of North America, to trade for furs, and then to China, to trade the pelts for tea and other Chinese goods.

After his return from that expedition, Gray set sail Location: Columbia River, North America. THE SHIP COLUMBIA AND THE DISCOVERY OF OREGON. FROM THE NEW ENGLAND MAGAZINE, BOSTON, [Edward G. Porter.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. THE SHIP COLUMBIA AND THE DISCOVERY OF OREGON.

FROM THE NEW ENGLAND MAGAZINE, BOSTON, Author: Edward G. Porter. Columbia Rediviva (commonly known as Columbia) was a privately owned American ship under the command of John Kendrick, along with Captain Robert Gray, best known for going to the Pacific Northwest for the maritime fur trade.

"Rediviva" (Latin "revived") was added to her name upon a rebuilding in Since Columbia was privately owned, she did not carry the prefix designation "USSLaunched: Norwell, Massachusetts. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Porter, Edward G.

(Edward Griffin), Ship Columbia and the discovery of Oregon. [Place of publication not identified]: [publisher not identified], [?]. Columbia (Ship) | Oregon -- Discovery and exploration.

Available From University Microfilms International University Microfilms International, N. Zeeb Rd., Ann Arbor, MI   This is an excellent first hand account of the original discovery of what was to be the Oregon Trail (in reverse). Robert Stuart originally left New York on the ship the Tonquin, funded by John Jacob Astor, and sailed around the tip of South America and then eventually up to the mouth of the Columbia River in Oregon to establish a trading s: 5.

Columbia River, largest river flowing into the Pacific Ocean from North America. The Columbia is one of the world’s greatest sources of hydroelectric power and, with its tributaries, represents a third of the potential hydropower of the United States.

It is 1, miles (2, km) long. George Davidson, the talented amateur artist who created this dramatic illustration inwas a ship's painter in the crew of the Columbia on its second fur-trading voyage.

With a crew of 31 men and boys—the cabin boy, Samuel Homer, was then about 12 years old—the Columbia set sail from Boston on October 1,and arrived on the Northwest Coast eight months later. DISCOVERY OF THE COLUMBIA RIVER BY GRAY AND VANCOUVER [Robert Gray and the ship Columbia Rediviva sailed on their second voyage from Boston to the Northwest on Septem They spent the winter of at an encampment just north of Nootka Sound (on present day Vancouver Island), explored the local Pacific coast, and collected sea-otter furs for sale in China.

This article is about the ship that stars in the Oregon Files. For the ship that appears in Flood Tide, see Oregon I. The Oregon is the The Corporation's main base of operations. To the untrained eye, she appears as a foot-long, badly rusted tramp steamer with a beam of 75 feet and a gross tonnage of 11, (which equates to 1, cubic feet of internal space).

She has a single funnel. In the grand European tradition of discovery, he claimed the entire drainage of the newly found river for the United States, and named it the Columbia, after his ship. The Columbia River (Upper Chinook: Wimahl or Wimal; Sahaptin: Nch’i-Wàna or Nchi wana; Sinixt dialect swah'netk'qhu) is the largest river in the Pacific Northwest region of North America.

The river rises in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia, flows northwest and then south into the US state of Washington, then turns west to form most of the border between Washington and the.

Columbia (NX) was a NX-class cruiser in service to the Earth Starfleet in the midnd century. She was commissioned in the yearand her commanding officer was Erika Hernandez.

Following the successful launch of the Enterprise NX inStarfleet quickly ordered an additional three NX-class starships that were to enter service in the near future.

As a result the Columbia was the. Geese look over the Columbia River and a riverboat stands upstream at Cascade Locks. (Oregon State Archives Photo) The Columbia Gorge Discovery Center is the official interpretive center for the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

Exhibits interpret Ice Age floods, 13, years of cultural history, Lewis and Clark, the Oregon Trail, transportation, agriculture and commerce of the region.

The San Jose, a Spanish treasure ship that sank off the coast of Cartagena, Colombia has been called the “Holy Grail of shipwrecks” and its long-lost cargo could be worth up to $14 billion. Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, Oregon: There are some terrific museums and park sites on the itinerary but none rivals this one when it comes to telling the history of the region in pleasingly.

The Columbia River covers 1, miles as it winds its way through the beautiful Pacific Northwest. The river’s headwaters are in Columbia Lake, nestled in the Canadian Rocky Mountains of British Columbia and heads south through Washington, then splits Washington and Oregon before emptying into the.

The Columbia Bar, also frequently called the Columbia River Bar, is a system of bars and shoals at the mouth of the Columbia River spanning the U.S. states of Oregon and bar is about 3 miles (5 km) wide and 6 miles (10 km) long.

Lightship Columbia—a National Historic Landmark. Lightship Columbia provides visitors a rare opportunity to walk the decks of a historic ship maintained in its original condition. A tour of Columbia (included with your admission) is considered by many to be a highlight of the Museum experience.

The Columbia served as a floating lighthouse, marking the approach to the treacherous Columbia. The space shuttle Columbia, on Mission STS, broke up on Feb.

1,killing its seven-member crew. An investigation led to changes in NASA procedures. Vancouver of his discovery, and to his chagrin, Vancouver realized he had passed the same river in April. In October, Vancouver sailed to the mouth of the river and not wanting to risk grounding the Discovery on the bars, he sent his lieutenant, William Broughton, to enter the river on the smaller ship Chatham (Oregon Historical Society, ).Haswell shipped out as first mate on the Columbia for her second voyage (September to July ), during which Captain Gray discovered and christened the Columbia River.

This discovery served as the basis for American claims to the Oregon Country. 4 Thus, as historian Samuel Eliot Morison asserts, "On her first voyage, the Columbia solved.

The only ship that currently stops at the dock is the American Empress, which was purchased by the Tennessee-based American Queen Steamboat Co. and returned to the Columbia River in following.