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Matson Navigation Company
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Matson Dies

Captain Matson dies on October 11, 1917. At this time, the company has built its fleet to eight vessels. In the 35 years of operating the company that bears his name, Captain Matson left an enduring mark in the progress of Pacific shipping and made a great contribution to the development of the maritime industry of California and Hawaii.

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Page last modified: Sat February 22, 2014