Photo Archives
"McNeil Island"

File Number      Description            YearNotes

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McNeil106
McNeil109
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McNeil115
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USP launch "Margaret Ann".  Burned and sank at Port Townsend, WA, 9/25/1933.
1931
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McNeil116
McNeil118
McNeil117
USP launch "Red Arthur".  Was "General Cummings" then Coast Guard "CG-268".  Photo by George R. Schneider.
USP launch "DuchessIII".  Was Coast Guard "CG-264".  Photo by George R. Schneider.
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McNeil120
USP ferry "Arcadia"  Source photo is very poor quality.
1930s
USP ferry "Arcadia"  Source photo is very poor quality.
1930s
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McNeil121
McNeil119
McNeil122
McNeil124
USP ferry "Arcadia"  Source photo is very poor quality.
USP ferry "Arcadia"  Source photo is very poor quality.
USP ferry "Arcadia"  Source photo is very poor quality.
1930s
1930s
1930s
USP ferry "Arcadia"  Source photo is very poor quality.
1930s
Puget Taylor Bay ferry.  Service between Steilacoom and Taylor Bay on Key Peninsula.  Tie to USP McNeil is not know.
USP ferry "Pioneer"  Source photo is very poor quality.
1930s
1936
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McNeil126
McNeil125
USP ferry "Pioneer"  Source photo is very poor quality.
USP ferry "Pioneer"  Source photo is very poor quality.
1936
1936
USP ferry "Pioneer"  Source photo is very poor quality.
USP ferry "Pioneer"  Source photo is very poor quality.
USP ferry "Pioneer"  Source photo is very poor quality.
USP ferry "Pioneer"  Source photo is very poor quality.
1936
1936
1936
1936
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McNeil130
McNeil129
McNeil128
USP ferry "Pioneer"  Source photo is very poor quality.
1930s
Puget Taylor Bay ferry. Source photo is very poor quality.
1930s
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McNeil134
McNeil133
Ferry of unknown name, used as sea-faring campground for recreational vehicles.
USP tug "Butte" in dry dock.
USP tug "Butte" at USP McNeil dock.  Structure at right on waterfront is passenger terminal.
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McNeil136
USP tug "Butte" at USP McNeil dock.  Two men are perhaps the tug captain (right) and USP warder.
Oct 1964
Ferry "Kitsap"
McNeil139A
McNeil139
McNeil138
Captain Jack Zukowski's private boat, "Sue Z".  Used for netting herring and for transportation to mainland to attend school.
Captain Jack Zukowski's private boat, "Sue Z".  Used for netting herring and for transportation to mainland to attend school.
Captain Jack Zukowski's private boat, "Sue Z".  Grounded on Steilacoom beach as result of heavy fog during run to mainland to attend school.
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McNeil141
McNeil140
Sr. Officer John (Jack) Zukowski and wife discussing Zukowski's Superior Service Award with James V. Bennett, Dir, Bur of Prisons, and Senator Warrent G. Magnuson.
USP launch "James V. Bennett"
McNeil144
McNeil145
McNeil143
USP launch "James V. Bennett"
USP launch "James V. Bennett" after conversion to U.S. Navy picket ship "Q-136"
USP launch "James V. Bennett"
USP launch "Holiday", originally "James V. Bennett" then U.S. Navy picket ship "Q-136"
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McNeil149
McNeil148
McNeil147
McNeil150
USP launch "James V. Bennett" on exceptionally cold winter day
USP launch "James V. Bennett" on exceptionally cold winter day
USP launch "James V. Bennett" on exceptionally cold winter day
USP launch "James V. Bennett" on exceptionally cold winter day
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McNeil152
McNeil151
U.S. Army launch "T-88", first boat made at USP McNeil specifically for use by U.S. Army.
USP launch "James V. Bennett" on exceptionally cold winter day (photo differs slightly from McNeil150
McNeil154
Deck of U.S. Army launch "T-88", first boat made at USP McNeil specifically for use by U.S. Army.
USP launch "Captain Conner, converted from  U.S. Army launch "T-88", named for Superintendent of Prisons, A. H. Bennett.
McNeil157
McNeil156
McNeil155
USP launch "Captain Conner, converted from  U.S. Army launch "T-88" launching from dry dock after conversion.
USP launch "Captain Conner, converted from  U.S. Army launch "T-88".
McNeil158
Pilot Jack Zukowski on deck of USP launch "Captain Conner
USP launch "Captain Conner" at Steilacoom dock.
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McNeil160
McNeil159
USP launch "Captain Conner" in slip at McNeil Island
U.S. Army "T-96", second boat made at USP McNeil specifically for U.S. Army
Steel workers at USP McNeil boat building facility
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McNeil162
Jack Zukowski's personal boat, used for netting herring and for transportation to mainland.
Space reserved
Unknown shipwreck.
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McNeil165
Jack Zukowski's house on McNeil Island
Deteriorating prison
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McNeil170
McNeil169
Unidentified USP officer
Deteriorating prison
Deteriorating prison
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Unidentified USP officer
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McNeil172
USP guards.  Bud Gray, third from left, became warden
USP launch "Bennett" docked at Steilacoom.  Boat at left is unidentified ferry.
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USP launch "Bennett" docked at Steilacoom.  
USP launch "Bennett" headed toward the narrows, leaving McNeil Island for the last time.  
Unidentified girl.  (Most of the photos in the "McNeil" category come from the collection of Jack Zukowski, so this may be a relative.)
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McNeil176
Unidentified boats at McNeil Island dock
USP launches "Captain Conner" (left) and "Steilacoom" at McNeil Island dock
USP launch "Steilacoom" approaching McNeil Island dock
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McNeil179
USP launch "Steilacoom" 
USP launch "Captain Conner" 
USP launch "Captain Conner" 
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McNeil182
USP launch "Captain Conner" 
Pilot house of unidentified launch (probably "Captain Conner") 
Launch pilot Jack Zukowski on unidentified launch (probably "Captain Conner") 
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McNeil187
McNeil185
Launch pilot Jack Zukowski standing at pilot house hatch  on unidentified launch (probably "Captain Conner") 
USP launch "Captain Conner" entering or leaving McNeil Island dry dock 
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McNeil189
USP launch "Captain Conner" entering or leaving McNeil Island dry dock 
USP tug "Butte" pushing barge in channel between Steilacoom (background) and McNeil Island.
1964
USP tug "Butte" with all hands on deck
1964
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McNeil191
McNeil190
1962
USP tug "Butte".  McNeil Island in background.
USP tug "Butte" at right edge of photo
USP tug "Butte"
Barge and USP tug...probably "Butte"...at McNeil Island dock
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Barge and USP tug "Butte" at McNeil Island dock
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McNeil194
USP tug "P. J. Madigan"
Unidentified USP tug approaching Steilacoom dock
1968
Unidentified ferry having just left Steilacoom dock as viewed from McNeil.  Prison life was tough, but what a view!
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McNeil197
Unidentified USP tug approaching Steilacoom dock
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U.S. Penitentiary (USP) launch "A. H. MacCormick", transferred from U.S. Navy, picked up by "Peters" at Bremerton.
1930
Passenger boat "Arcadia" of Tacoma
USP launch "Captain A. H. Conner
Speed boat "JR-3" (tie to USP McNeil is unknown
USP boat (unknown purpose) Dora
1931
USP launch "General Cummings", transferred from Coast Guard where it was "CG-264"
USP launch "General Cummings", transferred from Coast Guard where it was "CG-264"
McNeil200
McNeil199
Postcard depicting capture of Roy Gardner in Centralia, WA
Roy Gardner mugshot
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McNeil201
U.S. Pen cell block
Warden Finch Archer (1924 - 1934)
Inmate Dave Beck working out at McNeil USP
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McNeil205
McNeil204
Inmate Charles Manson (known for murder of Sharon Tate)
Vincent Hallinan (right) after guilty verdict in U.S. Court (out on bail?)
McNeil206
Robert Stroud, better known as "The Birdman of Alcatraz" 
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