King County begins exporting products to Honolulu in 1871.

  • By Greg Lange
  • Posted 7/29/1999
  • HistoryLink.org Essay 1597
In 1871, the schooner Lovett Peacock carries King County products to Honolulu for the first time. The Peacock's cargo includes coal, lumber, and potatoes.

In 1871, the schooner made several trips between Seattle and Honolulu.


Sources: Thomas Prosch, "A Chronological History of Seattle from 1850 to 1897" (Typescript, dated 1900-1901, Northwest Collection, University of Washington Library, Seattle), 209.

Related Topics:   Industry | Maritime

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