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crew of St. Nicholas III

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Title

crew of St. Nicholas III

Subject

Tarpon Springs, Greek community, sponge industry, cultural tourism

Description

The crew of the tourist boat St. Nicholas III poses for a photograph. Standing on the dock are Captain Michael J. Billiris, Angelo V. Billiris, unidentified diver; on the boat are George M. Billiris, Theodore J. Billiris, unidentified, Ted M. Billiris, John M. Billiris, unidentified. The St. Nicholas Boat Line Sponge Diving Exhibition often employed younger divers and crew during the winter tourist season and older divers during the summer when sponging was at its best. Thus, tourism became an important local economic strategy.

Source

Eleni Christopoulos-Lekkas

Format

jpeg

Language

English

Type

photo

Files

1546155[1].jpg

Citation

“crew of St. Nicholas III,” USF Library Special & Digital Collections Exhibits, accessed July 16, 2018, http://exhibits.lib.usf.edu/items/show/3006.