Thursday, 15 February 2018

Canal through Florida planned connecting the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans according to the Dutch newspaper Marineblad dated 1936 no. 2

An item referred to the magazine Marine Rundschau dated December 1935 reporting that a budget of 5 million US dollars was made available for preparing the realisation of a canal crossing Florida and connection the Gulf of Mexico with the Atlantic Ocean. The result was an increase of voyage with 700 nautical miles reducing annual transport costs with about 7,5 million US dollars. Total costs between 99-119 million US dollars.