This collection consists of one
scrapbook dated between 1929-1936 which was assembled by Michael Wellington Fitzpatrick,
Chief Purser with the United Fruit Company Steamship Service. Also included is one service
record book from the Marine Service Bureau that includes material dated between 1927 and
Michael Wellington Fitzpatrick was born on May 20, 1904, in Missouri. He served as Chief
Purser with the United Fruit Company Steamship Service circa 1927-1936. The United Fruit
Company was an American multinational corporation which traded in tropical fruit grown in
Latin America and sold in the United States and Europe.
1.43 Linear Feet
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from
or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The
responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining
necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Open for use by qualified researchers and by appointment. Please contact Reader Services at
the Huntington Library for more information.