The Fir Grove


The Fir Grove


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.


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Seattle, WA



Seamen's Church Institute, “The Fir Grove,” Seamen's Church Institute Archives, accessed April 24, 2024,