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FIRST SHIP THROUGH THE PANAMA CANAL
LOCKrA TUG BUT HERE'SrHOW IT LOOKED
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The tug-boat "Gatun," commanded .byGapt. F. S. Stewart, and carry
ing a'pa'rty of notables, in the presence .of thousands gathered on either wall
of. he locks.jmssed through Gatun locksfrom.'the Atlantic 'ocean, to Gatun
Lake, after it had Been lifted from the seaTleyel to the level of Gatun Lake.
Tie "Gatun" entered the Jower locks without a single hitch, steaming out
into Gatun Lake, less than two hours .later.. This is the first vessel to pass
through the Gatun locks. Col. 'George Goeth'als, the chief biiilder of the
cnal, didn! make the trip. . He just Rooked on..
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