The Colonia with 1600 miles (7 Aug 1920)

The Colonia, with 1600 miles of cable, rides at anchor 4 miles offshore with the American destroyers nearby. Permission to begin laying cable from 3 miles offshore through neutral waters is denied. (7 Aug 1920) Newspapers: Daily Miami Metropolis, The Miami Metropolis (daily), The Daily Metropolis or Miami Daily Metropolis Page: 1, Section: N/A

International complications stop the laying (4 Aug 1920)

International complications stop the laying of a Western Union cable from Miami to South America. American destroyers are waiting offshore Miami for the arrival of the cable laying ship Colonia. (4 Aug 1920) Newspapers: Daily Miami Metropolis, The Miami Metropolis (daily), The Daily Metropolis or Miami Daily Metropolis Page: 1, Section: N/A

Bayamo the Ward Line steamer (8 Feb 1908)

Bayamo, the Ward Line steamer aground off Fort Lauderdale, is still hard aground and leaking northest of the New River inlet. The tugs Three Sisters and Martha Helen and steamer Colonia are assisting. (8 Feb 1908) Newspapers: Daily Miami Metropolis, The Miami Metropolis (daily), The Daily Metropolis or Miami Daily Metropolis Page: 1, Section: N/A

Ships

Click on the name of a ship to perform a search for that term. Disregard the Ships search result, as that contains the names of all ships. “dredge number 2” derrick barge 9 dredge number 10 sub chaser 95 (renamed to Service) sub chaser 154 sub chaser 205 cutter 214 cutter 247 cruiser 284 cutter … Continue reading Ships