Petroleum Age Volume 3

Petroleum Age Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ... tanks. La Habra Gasolene Company has the cement work completed for two more units to be added to its compressor plant on the Hualda property, and the Pacific Gasolene Company has finished the foundation in the valley at Brea Canyon for an extensive enlargement of its present plant. Eagle Oil Transport Presents to Captain Jackson and His Men Checks and Model of Enemy Submarine Which Nearly Sank Tanker One day in the last week of June the oil tanker "San Melito" steamed up the Thames with 3,000,000 gallons of Mexican fuel oil for the Anglo-Mexican Petroleum Products Company, Ltd. The event was not especially notable in itself but this was the same "San Melito" that, a year ago in the British Channel, had an encounter with an enemy submarine and after having been struck by shells, was able to make her, getaway to the convoy of a couple of friendly patrol boats and so go to port with her cargo. It wasn't exactly an anniversary, but the Eagle Oil Transport Company and the Anglo-Mexican, on June 27th, at '.he Liverpool Street Hotel in London, united in giving a luncheon to Captain Jackson and and his gallant crew of the "San Melito," in acknowledgment of their coolness and daring. To each was given also, as a souvenir of the occasion, a silver mod.l of the submarine and a check for a SILVER MODEL OF THE SUBMARINE ABOVE--HON. B. C. PEARSON HANDING MODEL TO CAPTAIN JACKSON BELOW--CREW OF THE "SAN MELITO," CAPTAIN JACKSON SITTING IN THE MIDDLE substantrl sum. The Captain is seen in the group, at the lower left hand of the accompanying picture, sitting in the middle of the front row. At the extreme left of the back row is seen the figure of that bold boyo, Bob Fitzpatrick, chief cook of the "San Melito...".show more

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  • Paperback | 318 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 572g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236525809
  • 9781236525802