Port of Tampa early 1900s


Port of Tampa


"The Neptune," seen here docked a the Port of Tampa with some of its crew, was built in Palatka in 1902. Historically a port for cruises, ship repair, and bulk cargo such as phosphate and refined fuel, the Port of Tampa now imports and exports nearly 50 million tons of cargo annually, and ranks as the nation's third-largest in terms of domestic tonnage.