steamship-historical-society: Happy #internati…

steamship-historical-society:

Happy #internationalwomensday!!

Did you know that in 1923, Kate Sutton assumed control of the Providence Steamboat Company, becoming one of the first women in the country to operate a fleet of #tugboats? To learn more about her and the company call 401-463-3570 to order the summer 2012 issue of PowerShips!

Image from the Providence Steamboat Company Collection, SSHSA Archives.
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#shiphistory #sshsa #providence #rhodeisland #ri #womenshistorymonth #womenshistory #maritime #nonprofit #archives #archiveshashtagparty #archivesawesomewomen #powerships #providencesteamboat (at The Steamship Historical Society of America)