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Our most recent video

The Potomac

February 22, 2012

Franklin Roosevelt’s presidential yacht the USS Potomac ended up at the Port of Long Beach in 1964 where it was purchased by Elvis Presley. To learn more about the Potomac, visit our Centennial blog.

Other Centennial videos


Centennial Moment:
Trade mission
to China

Centennial Moment:
The Harbor
Commission

Centennial Moment:
The Port
Pilot Award

 


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A big
auto shipment

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Mission to
Europe

Centennial Moment:
Procter &
Gamble

 


Centennial Moment:
Miss Universe
in Long Beach

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A new era
of security

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Marine Exchange
watches over Port

 


Centennial Moment:
The Shoemaker
Bridge

Centennial Moment:
The Koppel
Grain Terminal

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The Port’s
50th birthday

 


Centennial Moment:
Sending goods
overseas

Centennial Moment:
The Gerald
Desmond Bridge

Centennial Moment:
The Spruce Goose
and its dome

 


Centennial Moment:
Welcoming the
Queen Mary

Centennial Moment:
Herman
the German

Centennial Moment:
Moving the
Spruce Goose

 


Centennial Moment:
The Pacific Southwest
Exhibition

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Long Beach
Shipbuilding

A great
100th
Birthday Party

 


Centennial Moment:
From Bugs
to Benz

Centennial Moment:
Edison at
the Port

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Transport
by rail

 


Centennial Moment:
More than
a warehouse

What’s a
birthday party
without cake?

Making
‘Faces of
the Port’

 


Our
Centennial
Art Gallery

A 100th
Birthday
Party Preview

Centennial Moment:
Bread basket
to the world

 


Centennial Moment:
Canal opened
markets

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Black
gold

Centennial Moment:
That sinking
feeling

 


Centennial Moment:
Pierpoint
Landing

Centennial Moment:
Raw
material

Centennial Moment:
Sailing into
deep water

 


Centennial Moment:
The high end
ship market

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Valuable
property

Centennial Moment:
Yes, we have
bananas

 


Centennial Moment:
Cargo loading,
old school

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A fishy
story

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An unexpected
upside

 


Centennial Moment:
Port grew along
with Long Beach

Centennial Moment:
Containers
revolutionized trade

Centennial Moment:
The Alameda
Corridor

 


Centennial Moment:
Battling
subsidence

Centennial Moment:
Making
new land

Centennial Moment:
The General
Hubbard

 


Centennial Moment:
Building the
first pier

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Father of the
Long Beach Harbor

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A modest and
muddy beginning

 


Centennial Moment:
From Naval Station
to cargo terminal

Centennial Moment:
First passenger service

Centennial Moment:
Oil and subsidence

 


State of the Port

Centennial Moment:
Pier A

Centennial Moment:
Containers arrive

 


Centennial Moment:
Getting into deep water

Centennial Moment:
First ship at the Port

Our birthday celebration continues all year!

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