“March 8, 1914: A striking feature, just north of the loading station, standing upright, high and dry on the beach, is the large German steamer “Sosostres” deposited there by a tidal wave at time of some great commotion which I believe occurred at the eruption of the volcano Santa Maria”
Mr. Burris’ “Don’ts for Travelers” show how travel has changed in a century, and how it has not.
More letters found: These are from Charles and Ellen Potter as they leave Panama on the same ship as Will Hobby and Family! They, too, will debark the S.S. San Juan in San Francisco.
I’ve found many ships, with their ownership history, construction data, and eventual demise at www.theshipslist.com/ but neither the Brunswick company, nor the ship itself, are listed.