The Fir Grove

Title

The Fir Grove

Description

The Fir Grove ship is pictured in port in Seattle (Wash.) Inui Steamship Company, the owner of Fir Grove and its sister ships Pine Forest and Southern Aster, was found guilty on October 14, 1992 of wage abuse and faulty bookkeeping by the Ninth Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals. The 21-member Filipino crew, with the help of SCI, filed suit against Inui Steamship Company and were awarded $40 million, the largest maritime wage settlement in history.

Creator

Seamen's Church Institute

Rights

Seamen’s Church Institute provides digital access to materials from its Archives for educational and research purposes. Responsibility for determining copyright status of and securing permission to use an item rests with the person desiring to use the material.

Coverage

Seattle, WA

Collection

Citation

Seamen's Church Institute, “The Fir Grove,” Seamen's Church Institute Archives, accessed September 23, 2017, http://seamenschurch-archives.org/items/show/85.