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Addendum to HAER Report, HAER CA-67 for Wapama Steam Schooner

The addendum to steam schooner WAPAMA HAER Report CA-67, includes a detailed history of maintenance and overhaul efforts since 1958, fity-two black and white photographs, thirty reduced copies of measured drawings, and two CD-ROM discs.

 
Alaska fishing and fishermen photographs

The Alaska fishing and fishermen photographs, 1899-1959, bulk 1900-1930, (SAFR 23369, P03-005) are primarily comprised of photographs of Alaska Packers Association vessels and fishermen involved in the cannery trade, that were included in the article "The Great Star Fleet" written...

 
Alaska Packers Association Logbooks

The Alaska Packers Association Logbooks (HDC 115, SAFR 14033) also includes miscellaneous papers including memoranda to ship captains, position reports, rules and procedures. The logbooks date from a voyage made by the SANTA CLARA (ship) in 1876 to one made...

 
Aldrich (Robert G.) logbook and correspondence

The Robert G. Aldrich logbook and correspondence, 1843-1930 (SAFR 23816, HDC 1660) collection contains a logbook written by Aldrich while aboard the CONSTANCE (schooner) and several letters to his sisters. The collection has been processed to the file unit level...

 
Alexander Turnbull Library photograph collection

The Alexander Turnbull Library photograph collection, 1870-1925, (SAFR 23850, P89-050) is comprised of photographs copied from the Alexander Turnbull Library showing various sailing vessels. The collection has been processed to the Item level and is open for use.

American President Lines Records

Collection Summary: Approximately 575 linear feet including folders of textual materials, ledgers and logbooks, oversize folders of textual or graphic material, scrapbooks, photographic prints in standard and oversize formats, negatives, transparencies, motion picture film, audiotape and objects. The collection is...

 
American Seamen's Certificate of Protection for Isaiah West Taber

American Seamen's Certificate of Protection for Isaiah West Taber (SAFR 17616, HDC 51) is a single document dated 1845. This document was created when Taber was fifteen years old and stiipulates that he is a seaman and an American citizen....

 
Andy Mahoney (steam schooner) logbook and Lottie Carson (bark) ledger page

Andy Mahoney (steam schooner) logbook and Lottie Carson (bark) ledger page (SAFR 16470, HDC 187). The ANDY MAHONEY was under Captain Oscar Anderson while engaged in the Pacific coast lumber trade. The ledger page for the LOTTIE CARSON does indicate...

 
Annie M. Reid (built 1892; bark, 4m) logbooks

Annie M. Reid (built 1892; bark, 4m) logbooks (SAFR 16443, HDC 158) consists of two ship's logs describing voyages of the ANNIE M. REID between Australia, France, London and New York. The log of the voyage of 1913 under Master...

 
Anthony (Humphrey) papers

Humphrey Anthony papers (SAFR 14287, HDC 79) consists of three letters from Anthony, a New Bedford whaling outfitter, to his wife written from shipboard in San Francisco Bay. Writes about daily activities of organizing a company to mine gold. Gives...

 
Apollo (ship) records

APOLLO (ship) records (SAFR 13575, HDC 29) is comprised of three logbooks, a letter, and one chart. The three rough logs were kept from January 16, 1849 to November 12, 1849 by Joseph Perkins Beach, the son of the ship's...

 
Aquatic Park Bathhouse Bayview Room Restoration documentation

The Aquatic Park Bathhouse Bayview Room Restoration documentation, 1994 (SAFR 23110, HDC 1638) is comprised of correspondence regarding the restoration of paint schemes in the Bayview Room, an assessment of actions having an effect of the Bayview Room's decor, and...

 
Article and Sea Journal

Article and Sea Journal (SAFR 17384, HDC 251) date from 1928. The article, "Edwin Nadeau Leaving For Trip Around Cape Horn," describes the impending VOYAGE to Buenos Aires on board the McCormick steamship WEST CARMARGO. The article appears in an...

 
Asbury Park (ferry) logbook and memorandum

The Asbury Park (ferry) logbook and memorandum (SAFR 16497, HDC 219) are dated 1920. The logbook records times and other data for a ferry route between San Francisco, Angel Island, Pinole, #5 light and Vallejo. The items are available for...

 
Astoria (freighter) logbook

The Astoria (freighter) logbook (SAFR 14034, HDC 118) is comprised of one logbook containing information for a voyage on the ASTORIA from Hong Kong to San Franicsco, January 18, 1919 to September 1, 1919. It records time, course, knots, deviation,...

 
Avon Refinery Crude Oil Shipping, Receiving and Handling Study and Utah Construction Company Dredge specifications

The Avon Refinery Crude Oil Shipping, Receiving and Handling Study and Utah Construction Company Dredge specifications (SAFR-23819, HDC 1662) consists of a report produced by the Bechtel Corporation, Refinery Division of San Francisco for the Tidewater Oil Company about the...

 
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Baird (Thomas) and sons telegram collection

Thomas Baird and sons telegram collection (SAFR 17256, HDC 339) contains one bound book of Western Union Telegraph Company telegrams received in Eureka, California, by Thomas Baird and sons from 1896 to 1898. The telegrams generally relate to loading, arrivals,...

 
Baptismal Certificate for Alvin Arlom

Baptismal Certificate for Alvin Arlom (SAFR 17122, HDC 275) is dated 1913 and in German. The item is available for research use without restriction.

 
Barney (Captain C.R.) logbook for the yawl Jester

The Captain C.R. Barney logbook for the yawl Jester (SAFR 14041, HDC 121) is comprised of one volume that records voyages made around the San Franicsco Bay from June 27, 1908 to June 20, 1909 and includes a trip to...

 
Barreda (F.) and Brother records

The F. Barreda and Brother records (SAFR 14316, HDC 61) collection consists of ten folders containing various charter agreements, receipts, bills of lading, invoices, and lists of vessels that together comprise the business records of F. Barreda and Brother, a...

 
Barreda (F.) and Brother records

The F. Barreda and Brother records (SAFR 14317, HDC 62) is comprised of the business records of F. Barreda and Brother, a firm that acted as agents for the government in Peru in the sale of guano to the United...

 
Batchelder family photographs of Eva B. (motor launch)

The Batchelder family photographs of Eva B. (motor launch), 1937-1949, (SAFR 23355, P11-004) are comprised of 21 color slides depicting the Batchelder family aboard EVA B. as well as showing EVA B. while moored in the San Francisco Bay Area...

 
Baylis (Maggie) photograph of Queen Elizabeth (passenger liner)

The Maggie Baylis photograph of Queen Elizabeth (passenger liner) (P79-128, SAFR 14918) consists of the camera original black-and-white 2-1/2 x 2-1/2 in. safety negative, a black-and-white 5-3/4 x 4-1/2 in. copy negative, and a black-and-white 4 x 4 in. copy...

 
Beaver (passenger vessel) photograph

The collection consists of 1 (8 x 10 in.) photographic print of the steamer BEAVER, in 1870.

 
Beaver (steamship) ephemera

Beaver (steamship) ephemera (SAFR 17209, HDC 281) includes two brief histories of the steamship BEAVER, a magazine sketch and a pocket book titled "History of the Hudson Bay Co.'s S.S. Beaver." The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
Beluga (steamer-bark, whaler) logbook

BELUGA (steamer-bark, whaler) logbook (SAFR 14266, HDC 56) is comprised of a one volume, 62 page logbook kept by W.H. Watston from February 1 to November 4, 1888. The logbook records a whaling trip from San Francisco to the Arctic...

 
Benner (Robert S.) photographs of boatswains' whistles

The Robert S. Benner photographs of boatswains' whistles, 1976-1995, (SAFR 23340, P76-082L) are comprised of 712 photographic prints and 6 inventories of photographs of boatswains' whistles in the donor's personal collection. The collection has been processed to the series level...

 
Berenson (Doc) ships postcard collection

The collection of 52 postcards are views of various square-rigged sailing vessels.

 
Bethlehem Steel Company launching invitations and other materials

Bethlehem Steel Company launching invitations and other materials (SAFR 17252, HDC 335) consists of five tanker ship launching invitations from the Quincy Yard of the Bethlehem Steel Company, in Quincy, Massachusetts, dating 1949. The five ships are: CAPSA, KENTUCKY, OHIO,...

 
Bethlehem Steel Corporation. Shipbuilding Division photographs

This collection consists of photographs of the Bethlehem Steel Corporation Shipbuilding Division machinery, employees and War Production Board activities in San Francisco, California during the Second World War.

 
Billheads

This collection (SAFR 14037, HDC 43), consists of billheads from various companies for grain, coal, and clothing. All have good illustrative graphics. This collection has been processed and is open for use without restriction.

 
Bodilsen (F. J.) papers

The F. J. Bodilsen papers (SAFR 17606, HDC 33) include correspondence, memos, personal records and other printed materials from Bodilsen's work with the U.S. Lighthouse Service. This collection is processed and available for research use without restriction.

 
Bowers (Alphonzo B.) papers

The Alphonzo B. Bowers Papers, (SAFR 22225, HDC 1618) consists of correspondence, drawings, patent bulletins, court proceedings and images regarding the inventor, Alphonzo Benjamin Bowers (1830-circa 1926) and the development of the hydraulic dredge and system and infringement lawsuits. Inclusive...

 
Boyd (Louise A.) arctic expedition maps

The Louise A. Boyd arctic expedition maps (SAFR 7909, HDC 0311) consists of two maps. One shows routes of Louise A. Boyd's eight arctic expeditions between 1926-1955. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
Boyns (Robert S.) photographs

The Robert S. Boyns photographs, 1883-1911, (SAFR 23375, P78-318a) are comprised of images photographed by Robert S. Boyns showing a group of sail and steam vessels, FAIRFIELD (built 1855; scow schooner), and a lateen rigged small boat on San Francisco...

 
Brethauer (John C.) Journal of the 1887 voyage of the schooner Vanderbilt (built 1867; schooner, 2m)

The John C. Brethauer journal of the 1887 voyage of the schooner Vanderbilt consists of a handwritten journal of an able seaman engaged in an illegal seal hunting expedition, and 14 pressed botanical specimens removed from the pages of the...

 
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C. D. Bryant (bark) logbook

C. D. Bryant (bark) logbook (HDC 186, SAFR 16469) is a photocopy of a ship's log. The C.D. BRYANT carried coal between Seattle, Hawaii and San Francisco. Mate H.L. Nelson records nautical observations, course, winds, weather and there are many...

 
C.A. Thayer (built 1895; schooner, 3m) Bills of Sale of Enrolled Vessel

C. A. Thayer (built 1895; schooner, 3m) Bills of Sale of Enrolled Vessel (SAFR 14030, HDC 36) consists of two documents titled Bill of Sale of Enrolled Vessel. One certificate, dated April 3, 1919, is titled Bill of Sale of...

 
C.A. Thayer (built 1895; schooner, 3m) logbooks

C.A. Thayer (built 1895; schooner, 3m) logbooks (SAFR 14024, HDC 109) is comprised of four pilot house logbooks that record three voyages between 1947-1950. These voyages are from: Port Angeles to Seattle, April 8, 1947 to March 5, 1950; Poulsbo,...

 
C.A. Thayer (built 1895; schooner, 3m) logbooks

C.A. Thayer (built 1895; schooner, 3m) logbooks (SAFR 17222, HDC 315) contains three reproduced logbooks for the years 1947, 1948 and 1950. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
C.A. Thayer (built 1895; schooner: 3m) records

C.A. THAYER (built 1895; schooner: 3m) records, February-April, July, and October 2004, (SAFR 23002, HDC 1632) is a compilation of printed emails including color images regarding updates for the discovery (dismantling) phase of the restoration of the C.A. THAYER.

 
California and Nevada landscape and railroad photographs

The California and Nevada landscape and railroad photographs, circa 1880-1920, (SAFR 23380, P91-083) are comprised mainly of various California and Nevada scenes, including San Francisco, Slide Mountain, Truckee River, and other unidentified locations. The collection has been processed to the...

 
California Steam Navigation Company shipping receipts

California Steam Navigation Company shipping receipts (SAFR 14275, HDC 67) consists of three receipts for three different paddle steamers: YOSEMITE (1864), CHRYSOPOLIS (1867), and CAPITAL (1868).

 
California Transportation Company ledger

The California Transportation Company ledger, 1894-1903, (SAFR 21339, HDC 1614) consists of one bound ledger of accounts of business at river ports for steamers and barges owned by Captains A. Nelson and A. Anderson.

 
Californian (freighter) logbook

The Californian (freighter) logbook is titled "Nautical Diary and Day's Work Book." The voyage is from San Francisco, California to Honolulu, Guam, Manila, Taku (China) and Nagasaki and back to San Francisco. The first page contains an abstract of all...

 
Canoe and Yacht Club scrapbooks

Canoe and Yacht Club scrapbooks (SAFR 17190, HDC 294) are two bound volumes containing newspaper clippings, photographs, records and ephemera primarily concerning the Oakland Canoe Club and the Corinthian Yacht Club from 1888 to 1895. The collection is available for...

 
Canton (built 1835; bark) sea journal

The Canton (built 1835; bark) sea journal was kept by Daniel Flint Bradford from March 30 to October 3, 1849. The CANTON was voyaging from New York to San Francisco. On May 3, there is mention of the equatorial crossing...

 
Capital City (built 1910; riverboat) postcard

One color lithograph postcard of the riverboat CAPITAL CITY.

 
The Captain's Kid manuscript

THE CAPTAIN'S KID manuscript (SAFR 23810, HDC 1654) consists of the self-published 244 page memoir written by Mary Helen Borden, and is open for use without restrictions.

 
Carlsen (Captain N.P.) papers

The Captain N.P. Carlsen papers (SAFR 17609, HDC 39) is comprised of a hospitality book (photocopy), reminiscences (photocopy) by the captain's daughter Anna McCaffrey, and one original Slop-Chest record book dated 1921-1922 from the ship WM. T. LEWIS (built 1891;...

 
Catalog of whaling utensils and excerpts from a journal and a logbook

Catalog of whaling utensils and excerpts from a journal and a logbook (SAFR 17221, HDC 314) includes a reproduction of an illustrated whaling utensils catalog (mostly tools and weapons) circa 1890, journal excerpts from Captain John Innis' 1894 voyage on...

 
Celilo (built 1915; steam schooner) logbooks

The CELILO (built 1915; steam schooner) logbooks is comprised of three logbooks belonging to the mate, engineer, and pilot house. Each logbook records voyages during 1920, 1931-1932. The collection has been processed to the collection level and is open to...

 
Celilo (built 1915; steam schooner) logbooks

The CELILO (built 1915; steam schooner) logbooks (SAFR 14312, HDC 104) is comprised of two logbooks belonging to the mate and pilot house. Each logbook records voyages from 1920-1921 and 1938. The collection has been processed to the collection level...

 
Certificate of Competency for John Binnie

Certificate of Competency for John Binnie (SAFR 17111, HDC 236) is dated 1869. Binnie was at one time, Master of the BALCLUTHA. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
Charles Van Damme (built 1916; ferry) and City of San Rafael (built 1924; ferry) logbooks and papers

Charles Van Damme (built 1916; ferry) and City of San Rafael (built 1924; ferry) logbooks and papers (SAFR 16442, HDC 157) include materials dating from 1924 to 1955. The CITY OF SAN RAFAEL materials include logbooks dated 1931, 1932, 1935,...

 
Chispa (built 1879; schooner, 2m: yacht) logbook

CHISPA (built 1879; schooner, 2m: yacht) logbook,1915-1918 and 1973-1977 (SAFR 16447, HDC 163) is comprised of 1 logbook that describes many pleasure cruises of the yacht CHISPA, a few pleasure cruises of the yacht EMMA, and some historical information that...

 
Chitose (built 1898; cruiser: Imperial Japanese Navy) photograph album

The Chitose (built 1898; cruiser: Imperial Japanese Navy) photograph album, 1897-1899, (SAFR 23365, P01-026) consists of photographs showing the construction and launching of CHITOSE at Union Iron Works, San Francisco, California. The collection has been processed to the Item level...

 
Chittenden (H. W.) sea journal kept on board the Croton (built 1843; bark, 3m)

The H. W. Chittenden sea journal kept on board the Croton (built 1843; bark, 3m), (SAFR 14299, HDC 0091), logs experiences during a journey from New York, New York to San Francisco, California, from January 16 to October 22, 1849...

 
Christensen (Carl) collection of Jim Gibbs photographs

The Carl Christensen collection of Jim Gibbs photographs, circa 1930s-1950s, (SAFR 23356, P80-006a) is comprised of schooners in unidentified locations. The collection has been processed to the collection level and is open for use.

 
Christensen (Carl) photograph albums

The Carl Christensen photograph albums, 1855-1965, bulk 1890-1950, (SAFR 19519, P78-478a) are comprised of 74 photograph albums compiled by Carl Christensen, primarily of West Coast shipping. The collection has been processed to the File Unit level with some Items listed...

 
Christensen (Carl) photograph collection

The Carl Christensen photograph collection, circa 1908-1920, (SAFR 00311, P83-057a) is comprised of two photographs: one of the San Pedro Waterfront and one of the steam schooner GEORGE W. FENWICK (built 1908). The collection has been processed to the collection...

 
Christensen (Carl) photograph collection

The Carl Christensen photograph collection, circa 1889-1960, bulk 1900-1930, (SAFR 19543, P79-093a) is comprised mainly of steam schooners in Eureka and Humboldt Bay, California. The collection has been processed to the Item level and is open for use.

 
Christensen (Carl) photograph collection

The Carl Christensen photograph collection, circa 1869-1973, bulk 1920-1951, (SAFR 14390, P85-035) is comprised mainly of photographs of steam schooners, tugboats, freighters and passenger vessels in Northern California waters. The collection has been processed to the Item level and is...

 
Christensen (Carl) photographs

The Carl Christensen photographs, 1956-1958, (SAFR 23357, P78-319a) are comprised of snapshots of Carl Christensen and the Eureka Fire Department boat CAPTAIN PUDGY DAVIS. The collection has been processed to the Item level and is open for use.

 
Christensen (Carl) photographs

The Carl Christensen photographs, 1929, 1971-1972, (SAFR 18548, P78-085a) are comprised of two photographs of Captain Norman Hubenette and one photograph of the steam schooner JANE NETTLETON (built 1917). The collection has been processed to the collection level and is...

 
Christiansen (Captain John) account ledgers for Schooners Eliza Miller and J. G. Wall

Captain John Christiansen account ledgers for Schooners Eliza Miller and J. G. Wall (SAFR 16488, HDC 208) document general expenses from 1889 to 1902. The volumes are available for research use without restriction.

 
Christophersen (Harry) papers

The Harry Christophersen papers (SAFR 13557, HDC 12) includes various personal papers that date from 1877 to 1902.

 
Christy Family papers

The Christy Family papers (SAFR 14021, HDC 4) consists of a family history, legal records and correspondence; the log of the schooner GENERAL GEORGE CADWALADER; assorted inventories, manifests and other business records pertaining to John Washington Salman; and correspondence of...

 
City of Para (steamer) logbook kept by Captain Andrew W. Nelson

City of Para (steamer) logbook kept by Captain Andrew W. Nelson (SAFR 17629, HDC 173) consists of over 1000 pages. It describes voyages from San Francisco to Ancon, Panama Zone during the period of 1908 to 1910. The collection is...

 
City of Sacramento (ferry) station bill

City of Sacramento (ferry) station bill (SAFR 18487, HDC 151) lists fire and lifeboat stations on board the vessel. This collection is cataloged and available for use without restriction.

 
City of Topeka (passenger vessel) rough logbook

City of Topeka (passenger vessel) rough logbook (HDC 184, SAFR 16467) is an 1899 pilot house logbook for a number of voyages of the Pacific Coast Steamship Company's passenger vessel under the command of Captain William Thompson. The CITY OF...

 
Claremont (built 1907; ferry) photograph

Claremont (built 1907; ferry) photograph, 1907-1924, (SAFR 23847, P00-020), is comprised of a photograph of the passenger ferry CLAREMONT in San Francisco Bay, California.

 
Classen (John W.) photograph collection

The John W. Classen photograph collection, circa 1880-1900, (SAFR 23848, P98-019), is comprised mainly of photographs of feluccas, schooners, and steamships in the San Francisco Bay Area, California.

Cleveland (Ron) photographs

The Ron Cleveland photographs, 1900, 1950-1984, bulk 1969-1979 (SAFR 22583, P90-062) are comprised of photographs of the ship models KOHALA, KATHLEEN, and LEON built by Ron Cleveland from 1965-1984, photographs of vessels, model ships, and places Cleveland traveled, circa 1960s-1980s,...

 
Coast Seaman's Union/Sailors Union of the Pacific letterbook

Coast Seaman's Union/Sailors Union of the Pacific letterbook is a photocopied reproduction of the original dated June 1890 to September 1892 in two volumes. A number of pages are noted as missing and some pages were stuck together. This material...

 
Collection of correspondence, vouchers and a journal

Collection of correspondence, vouchers and a journal (SAFR 13570, HDC 24) is comprised of correspondence to Magoun & Sons of Boston reporting on voyages of their ships, vouchers for gold and clipper cards, and a journal kept by F. H....

 
Colton (J. Ferrell ) collection of clippings and ephemera

J. Ferrell Colton collection of clippings and ephemera (SAFR 17226, HDC 319) contains miscellaneous unfiled and filed clippings (filed alphabetically by ship name) and reproductions. Including: cards; magazine articles; a recollection of a voyage on the CARL RUDGERT VINNEN, by...

 
Commerce (ship) logbook

Commerce (ship) logbook (SAFR 18464, HDC 148) documents a voyage from Canton toward New York. Other stops include Valpariso, Africa and Lima, Peru. The collection is cataloged and available for research use without restriction.

 
Cook (Charles H.) photographs of Forester (built 1900; schooner, 4m)

The Charles H. Cook photographs of Forester (built 1900; schooner, 4m), 1992 May, (SAFR 23860, P92-093) are comprised of photographs taken by Charles H. Cook of the burned hulk of Forester (built 1900; schooner, 4m) in Martinez, California. The collection...

 
Copy negatives of newspaper clippings on steam schooners and ship figurehead

This collection consists of copy negatives of newspaper clippings west coast vessels.

 
Copy of the the Log of the Stmr. San Francisco from New York to San Francisco Dec. 1853

Copy of the the Log of the Stmr. San Francisco from New York to San Francisco Dec. 1853 (SAFR 14313, HDC 105) is comprised of one engine room logbook used during a Pacific Mail Steamship Company passenger voyage from New...

 
Cornelius W. Lawrence (revenue marine cutter) logbook

Cornelius W. Lawrence (revenue marine cutter) logbook (SAFR 17183, HDC 288) is a photocopy of a logbook with daily entries covering the period of 1848 to 1851. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
Crew Lists and documents

Crew Lists and documents (SAFR 14044, HDC 50) collection is comprised of crew lists from different vessels arriving at San Francisco for the Gold Rush in 1851, four hospital returns, a document from the Treasury Department, a Custom House document,...

 
Crossing the line certificate

The Crossing the line certificate (SAFR 14028, HDC 0034) commemorates an equator crossing, a seafaring milestone. This certificate, dated February 10, 1910, was made out to E. Schwerin while a Mariner aboard the S.S. MARIPOSA (built 1883; steamer), and was...

Cunneen (Patrick) collection of South End Rowing Club photographs

The Patrick Cunneen collection of South End Rowing Club photographs, 1880-2003, (P07-004, SAFR 23145) is comprised mainly of club members rowing, swimming, running, and socializing at their boathouse in San Francisco and in other locations in the San Francisco Bay...

 
Curtis (Captain Clifton) papers

The Captain Clifton Curtis papers (SAFR 14304, HDC 96) contains the papers of Captain Curtis while he was Master of the steamships WEST KATAN, WEST ERRAL and SUSQUEHANNA during the years 1919 to 1923 and 1925 to 1927. The papers...

 
Czarina (steam schooner) rough logbooks

The Czarina (steam schooner) rough logbooks (SAFR 16494, HDC 216) document a regular course between San Francisco, Empire City, Seattle, Tacoma and a number of towns in Alaska under Captain Charles Blum from 1896 to 1899. There are eight volumes....

 
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Daly (Captain Robert W.) collection

The Captain Robert W. Daly collection (SAFR 17247, HDC 330) consists of one Army and Navy Club treasury report from 1896, one dance invitation sponsored by the crew of the U.S.S. Wisconsin, from 1901 and one Navy and Marine Corps...

 
Delta Line collection

Delta Line collection (SAFR 17216, HDC 308) is comprised of two folders containing daily passenger bulletins from the S.S. Santa Mariana on voyage number 34, 1984; a photocopied article about the vessel; a cruise line guide; and navigation map for...

 
Department of Natural Resources report

Department of Natural Resources report (SAFR 17387, HDC 254) dated 1940, is on tuna refrigeration by H.C. Godsil of the California State Fisheries Laboratory. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
Dickie (John W.) & Son records

The John W. Dickie & Son records (SAFR 16758, HDC 226) consist primarily of correspondence and financial materials for the period following the San Francisco earthquake and fire, from 1906-1910. The collection is available for use without restriction.

 
Dirks (George and William) papers

George and William Dirks papers (SAFR 17121, HDC 274) are thirteen items related to their work as caulkers from the Wood Caulkers Local No. 554, the General Strike Committee of 1934, the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America...

 
Dobrin (Michael) photograph collection

The Michael Dobrin photograph collection, 1938-1998, bulk 1989 (SAFR 23354, P02-007) is comprised mainly of photographic prints and negatives of San Francisco Bird Boats, 1938-1989. The collection has been processed to the item level and is open for use.

 
Docker, Jr. (Charles Fyner) sea journal

The Charles Fyner Docker, Jr. sea journal (SAFR 14035, HDC 119) is comprised of one journal recording an American Mail Line voyage aboard MADISON (freighter) from San Francisco to Manila and return from September 27 to November 17, 1929. This...

 
Dollar (Robert Stanley) Christmas card and Marco Polo club membership card.

The Robert Stanley Dollar Christmas card and Marco Polo club membership card collection (SAFR 23826, HDC 1667) consists of an unsigned Christmas card and a membership card in the Marco Polo club of circumnavigators.

 
Dorothy Luckenbach Quinn (built 1919; freighter) logbook

The DOROTHY LUCKENBACH QUINN (built 1919; freighter) logbook (SAFR 14264, HDC 54) is comprised of one 96 page logbook kept by E.A.S., 2nd mate; I. Lystad, 3rd mate; and G.A. Raphaelian, 4th mate during a voyage between San Francisco and...

Douthit (James L.) photographs and oral histories

The James L. Douthit photographs and oral histories, circa 1965-1975, 1989 (SAFR 22588, P91-058) consist of 239 photographs and oral history interview transcripts about Monterey clippers, boat builders and fisherman of the San Francisco Bay Area in the 20th century....

 
Dring (Harry) Papers

The collection consists of papers kept by Harry Dring, as Supervisor of Ships Restoration and Maintenance and later Conservator of Ships for the National Park Service, from 1954 to his retirement in 1982. The papers consists of correspondence, contracts, weekly...

Dring (Harry) Photographs

The collection primarily documents the restoration and maintenance of the historic vessels at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park from 1954 to 1982. The bulk of the collection holdings consist of black-and-white photographs and negatives created or collected by the...

 
Dungan (La Verne) photograph collection

The Aston family photographs of the Farallon Islands, 1949-1969, (SAFR 24248, P94-022) is comprised of photographs of Bob and Adella Aston's trip to the Farallon Islands. The collection has been processed to the Collection level and is open for use.

 
Dunnigan (Captain L. A.) scrapbook

The Captain L. A. Dunnigan scrapbook (SAFR 18067, HDC 142) is dated 1886 to 1939. It was kept by Dunnigan while he was master of the ferries SAN PEDRO, NEWARK and others of the Atchinson, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway...

 
Durkee (Captain A.H. ) journals from voyages on the Vortigern (built 1892, screw schooner)

Captain A.H. Durkee journals from voyages on the Vortigern (built 1892, screw schooner) (SAFR 16480, HDC 200) is comprised of two journals.

 
Durkee (Captain Alfred H.) papers

Captain Alfred Durkee papers, 1862-1955, (SAFR 22227, HDC 1620) consists of materials apparently compiled by a Durkee family descendant.

 
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E. B. Dunnells Company ledger

E. B. Dunnells Company ledger (SAFR 17104, HDC 229) consists of 242 photocopied pages of arrivals and departures of ships at the San Diego Harbor from 1890 to 1902. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
Echo (barkentine) logbook

Echo (barkentine) logbook (SAFR 16459, HDC 176) documents voyages between Scotland, Callao, Sydney and Oregon under Captain C.J. Jenson. The ECHO was engaged in the lumber trade under the ownership of the Simpson Lumber Company from 1914 to 1916. The...

 
Ehrhorn (Jack) collection of Stone Boat Yard naval architectural drawings

The Jack Ehrhorn collection of Stone Boat Yard naval architectural drawings (SAFR 22826, HDC 1611) consists of 1069 naval architectural plans, of which 176 are original drawings from the Stone Boat Yard or one of its predecessor businesses. This collection...

 
Ehrhorn (Jack) collection of Stone Boat Yard photographs

The Jack Ehrhorn collection of Stone Boat Yard photographs, circa 1885-2005, bulk 1920-1975, (SAFR 23147, P05-081) is comprised mainly of photographs of yachts under construction at the Stone Boat Yard and underway in the San Francisco Bay area during the...

 
El Paso (built 1924; ferry) postcard

A single postcard of the ferries on San Francisco Bay with the Southern Pacific ferry El Paso in the center.

 
El Paso (built 1924; ferry) records

El Paso (built 1924; ferry) records (SAFR 16446, HDC 162) includes an engine room log for trips between Richmond and San Quentin, California, two letters to captains of Richmond and San Rafael Ferries and Transportation Company regarding regulations. The collection...

 
Elmhurst (ship) journal

The ELMHURST (ship) journal (SAFR 14263, HDC 53) consists of a 34 page, unbound sea journal from the trip of the British ship ELMHURST that left San Francisco on September 1, 1893 and arrived in Queenstown, Ireland on January 13,...

 
Encore (schooner) logbook

The Encore (schooner) logbook (SAFR 14042, HDC 122) is comprised of one volume logbook kept by H.P. Palmgren during a voyage from San Francisco to Grays Harbor and Valparaiso, Chile from September 12, 1912 to sometime in 1913. Recorded in...

 
Ephemera from the Wheelhouse of the Eureka (built 1890; ferry)

Ephemera from the Wheelhouse of the Eureka (built 1890; ferry) (SAFR 17385, HDC 252) consists of twenty items including timetables, advertisements and newsclippings. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
Eureka (built 1890; ferry) certificate

Eureka (built 1890; ferry) certificate (SAFR 14305, HDC 97) consists of one certificate of inspection for the ferry EUREKA dated 1957. A photocopy of the certificate is with the original. The collection has been processed and is open for use...

 
Evans (C. Willard) photograph collection

The C. Willard Evans photograph collection, 1892-1915, (SAFR 23849, P94-038) is comprised mainly of photographs of Alaskan villages, people, and wildlife, primarily in the Pribilof Islands and Aleutian Islands. The collection has been processed to the Item level and is...

 
Evans (Elliott) photograph collection

The Elliott Evans photograph collection, circa 1887-1920s, (SAFR 23360, P78-064a) is comprised mainly of steam schooners in unidentified locations. The collection has been processed to the Collection level and is open for use.

 
Excerpts from the Point Pino Lighthouse logbook

Excerpts from the Point Pino Lighthouse logbook (SAFR 17178, HDC 283) are photocopied from the original logbook which was kept by Allen S. Luce and Emily A. Fish, Principal Lighthouse Keepers. Excerpts are dated from October 7 1872 to December...

 
Experimental small craft sailing in the Oakland Estuary photographs

The Experimental small craft sailing in the Oakland Estuary photographs, circa 1890, (SAFR 23374, P07-006) are comprised of photographs depicting yachts sailing with experimental rigs on the Oakland Estuary in the San Francisco Bay Area of California. The collection has...

 
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Falls of Clyde (built 1878; ship, 4m) cost book

Falls of Clyde (built 1878; ship, 4m) cost book (SAFR 17194, HDC 299) is a bound photocopy of cost book number 17 dated 1878 to 1879. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
Fanny Dutard (built 1882; schooner, 3m) crew photographs

The Fanny Dutard (built 1882; schooner, 3m) crew photographs, circa 1920-1930, (SAFR 23856, P93-061) are comprised mainly of photographs of crew members during a voyage on board the Pacific Coast cod fishing schooner FANNY DUTARD. The collection has been processed...

 
Ferry Boat Officer records

Ferry Boat Officer records (SAFR 17182, HDC 287) include an oil and fuel log, an engineer's log, a blueprint chart of engine practices, recipes for Blue and Gold malt syrup and rye whiskey and a binder of alphabetized notes. Materials...

 
Ferryboat logbooks

Ferryboat logbooks (SAFR 14284, HDC 146) includes seventeen logbooks and twenty-four documents on ASBURY PARK, BERKELEY,CALISTOGA, CHARLES VAN DAMME, CITY OF SACRAMENTO, GOLDEN AGE, JANE NETTLETON, MENDOCINO, NAPA VALLEY, OAKLAND, REDWOOD EMPIRE, SAN MATEO, SONOMA VALLEY and YOSEMITE ranging in...

 
Florence (ship) logbooks

Florence (ship) logbooks (SAFR 16454, HDC 170) document numerous voyages from between San Francisco, New York, England, Australia and South America. There are also a few trips to Manila. Of the fifteen volumes, most contain sketches. In particular, volume ten...

 
Flying Cloud (built 1851; clipper) crew list

The Flying Cloud (built 1851; clipper) crew list (SAFR 17211, HDC 303) is comprised of one crew list (one oversized page) for a voyage commencing April 25, 1854, departing from New York, bound for Hong Kong. The collection is available...

 
Flying Cloud (built 1939; freighter) correspondence

Flying Cloud (built 1939; freighter) correspondence, 1940 (SAFR 23830, HDC 1285) consists of 1 letter about the operation of the vessel. The collection has been processed to the item unit level and is open for use without restrictions.

 
Forester (built 1900; schooner, 4m) salvage photograph album

The Forester (built 1900; schooner, 4m) salvage photograph album, 1914-1962, bulk 1961, (SAFR 23851, P88-102) is a single volume comprised mainly of photographs of men from the San Francisco Maritime Museum salvaging fittings on board FORESTER in Martinez, California, in...

 
Franklin Family Papers

Correspondence, notes, and log book relating to the activities of members of the Franklin Family, including E. Fred Franklin, Phil F. Franklin, the California Maritime Academy, and the Klondike Gold Rush of 1898.

 
French to English Translation List of Nautical Terms

French to English Translation List of Nautical Terms (SAFR 16760, HDC 124) is a typed document on 15 lined legal sized sheets of paper. Terms are listed alphabetically in one to two columns per page with pencilled additions and annotations....

 
Fross (Roy M.) photograph collection

The Roy M. Fross photograph collection, circa 1920-1950, bulk circa 1940-1950, (SAFR 23852, P99-010) is comprised mainly of photographs of the Ferry Building and waterfront in San Francisco, California. The collection has been processed to the Item level and is...

 
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Gaelic (steamer-bark) logbook

The Gaelic (steamer-bark) logbook (SAFR 16501, HDC 223) is a photocopy of a ship's log on a passage from San Francisco to Yokohama to Hong Kong in 1880. This item is available for use without restriction.

 
Gates (Leonard John) papers

The Leonard John Gates papers (SAFR 14032, HDC 38) is comprised of 18 documents spanning the years 1848, 1879,1883-1889. Documents include letters of reference regarding job performance on the KIMBERLEY (steam schooner) and MOUNT EDGECUMBE (steam schooner) as well as...

 
General Steamship Corporation, Ltd. charter party ledgers

The General Steamship Corporation, Ltd. charter party ledgers, 1923-1941 (SAFR 23818, HDC 1663) collection contains charter party agreements pasted into 6 large ledger books. The collection has been processed to the collection level and is open for use without restrictions.

 
George G. Champlin (bark) logbook

The George G. Champlin (bark) logbook (SAFR 14271, HDC 63) is comprised of a photocopy of a logbook kept by Philip G. Bailey and later by Richard Mitchell Sherman. The logbook dates are 1844 to 1848. This collection has been...

 
George G. Sharp (Firm) cargo ship design booklet

The George G. Sharp (Firm) cargo ship design booklet, 1965 (SAFR 23835, HDC 1672) is a bound volume of specifications and plans titled, "Preliminary design booklet cargo ship for Trans-Pacific Service, States Steamship Company." The collection has been processed to...

 
George G. Sharp (Firm) cargo ship design booklet

The George G. Sharp (Firm) cargo ship design booklet, 1965 (SAFR 23835, HDC 1672) is a bound volume of specifications and plans titled, "Preliminary design booklet cargo ship for Trans-Pacific Service, States Steamship Company." The collection has been processed to...

 
Giblon (Robert P.) blueprint collection

The Robert P. Giblon blueprint collection HDC 149; SAFR 18485) is unrestricted and open for use. The collection contains five sheets of naval architectural and marine engineering plans.

 
Gold (paddle steamer) logbook

The Gold (paddle steamer) logbook records time and place on daily runs between Petaluma and San Francisco, California in 1924. This rough log is available for research use without restriction.

Golden Gate National Recreation Area National Maritime Museum photographs and media

The Golden Gate National Recreation Area National Maritime Museum photographs and media, 1977-1988 (SAFR 22245, P91-069) consists of 3.2 linear feet of materials created by Golden Gate National Recreation Area National Maritime Museum staff during the course of their work...

 
Golden State (built 1913; schooner, 3m) records

The Golden State (built 1913; schooner, 3m) records (SAFR 16485, HDC 205) comprises one logbook, 16 messages, and five pages of radio logs. These documents record a 1936 voyage of the GOLDEN STATE on a fishing expedition from San Francisco...

 
Goodman (John B.) papers

The John B. Goodman papers (SAFR 18786, HDC 133) consists of four files of notes, correspondence and drawings created by John Goodman while working as the art director for Paramount Pictures and Universal film studios on the set of the...

 
Gorman (John J.) photograph collection

The John J. Gorman photograph collection, 1898-1955, bulk 1912-1923, (SAFR 23367, P87-032) is primarily comprised of photographs of John Gorman's travels as a marine engineer for Standard Oil Company and his personal travels, mostly in California, as well as ephemera...

 
Gotama (schooner) and Letitia (schooner) whaling journals

Gotama (schooner) and Letitia (schooner) whaling journals (SAFR 16466, HDC 183) are photocopies of two sea journals from 1903 to 1911. The GOTAMA journal was kept by J.A. Macomber on an expedition from San Francisco to the Artic Ocean. It...

 
Grace Line containership sales manual

The Grace Line containership sales manual, 1959-1966 (SAFR 23834, HDC 1671) is comprised of one volume of documents intended to provide Grace Line's sales staff with comprehensive information about the containership program and service. The collection has been processed to...

 
Grandfather Paty's journal

Grandfather Paty's journal (SAFR 14297, HDC 138) is the title of this typescript reminiscence. It recounts John Paty's activities in maritime trade on the East and West Coasts of the United States, the West Coast of Mexico, Hawaii, Tahiti and...

 
Graves (Al) collection of West Coast vessel photographs

The Al Graves collection of West Coast vessel photographs, circa 1860s-1965, (SAFR 23146, P96-045) is comprised mainly of photographs of vessels in the San Francisco Bay Area and other locations on the Pacific West Coast, and several waterfront views of...

 
Greigg (Captain R.) logbooks

Captain R. Greigg logbooks (SAFR 16456, HDC 172) consists of two logbooks with references to more than fifty voyagees between England, Australia, South America and the United States on the following vessels: bark ROSEDALE, schooner BEN-MORE, ship HANNAH, ship LANDLES,...

Grunwald (William H.) photographs

The William H. Grunwald photographs, circa 1960-1997, (SAFR 19671, P99-007) are comprised of photographs (3 boxes containing 3 photograph albums, 124 loose photographic prints, 3 textual items) of boats that Grunwald built from the 1960s-1990s. The boats are shown being...

 
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Hagar (Captain George) papers

Captain George Hagar papers (SAFR 17180, HDC 285) includes a list of voyages sailed by Hagar from 1828 to 1875, an article about Hagar and the ship ALABAMA and an illustration of the ALABAMA. All items are photocopies. The collection...

 
Hagen (Paul E.) research materials on the Oakland Estuary

The Paul E. Hagen research materials on the Oakland Estuary, circa 1920's-2000, bulk 1950-1980 (SAFR 23839, HDC 1403) is comprised primarily of data sheets, clippings, notes and photographs of vessels residing in the Oakland Estuary. In addition there are photographs,...

 
Hagen (Sigurd) and Paul Hagen photographs

This collection of photographs consist of 2 postcards, 5 small photographic prints related to Sigurd Hagen. 26 photographic prints are primarily of the Wilson Brothers fleet of steam schooners at Rotten Row, Oakland Creek, California in the 1950s.

 
Hall Brothers Shipyard record book

Hall Brothers Shipyard record book (SAFR 17389, HDC 256) is a photocopy with entries dating 1884 to 1886. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
Hall Brothers Shipyard records and Hall Brothers family tree

Hall Brothers Shipyard records and Hall Brothers family tree (SAFR 17392, HDC 259) includes a variety of materials. There is a photocopy of a July 1878 time book that lists individuals names and time worked. Original contractual documents include a...

 
Hall Brothers Shipyard Spar Dimension records

Hall Brothers Shipyard Spar Dimension records (SAFR 17390, HDC 257) are undated photocopies. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
Hall Brothers Shipyard Vessel contracts

Hall Brothers Shipyard Vessel contracts (SAFR 17391, HDC 258) are for the barkentine JAS. TUFT, schooners INCA and JOHN A. CAMPBELL plus specifications for a five-masted auxiliary schooner. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
Hallin (Edward) certificate and menu

Edward Hallin certificate and menu, 1940-1941, (SAFR 22684, HDC 1625) consists of two documents: a "crossing the line" certificate for Edward J. Hallin, a shellback on the PRESIDENT POLK (passenger vessel) dated October 29, 1940 and an Easter dinner menu...

 
Hamburg-American Lines records

Hamburg-American Lines records (SAFR 14302, HDC 94) contains correspondence, brochures, and rate books for passenger service. Correspondence between Focke, Wilkens & Lange, General Southern Passenger Agents for Hamburg American Line, and T.E. Hunt of the Southern Pacific Galvaston, Harrisburg and...

 
Hanscom photograph collection

The Hanscom photograph collection, circa 1880-1910, bulk 1889-1895, (SAFR 19542, P79-064a) is mainly comprised of photographs of Union Iron Works, San Francisco, California, showing shipyard activities, vessels, and stationary engines. The collection has been processed to the File Unit level...

 
Hanscom (William Wallace) papers

The William Wallace Hanscom papers ([SAFR 16121], [HDC 131]) consists largely of scrapbooks and notebooks, but also includes some trade catalogs and oversize naval architecture and marine engineering plans. The research strength is largely in the area of technical aspects...

 
Harlan (George H.) photograph collection

The George H. Harlan photograph collection, 1851-1990, bulk circa 1890-1958, (SAFR 23844, P96-033) is comprised mainly of photographs of ferries in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. Many of the photographs were published in George H. Harlan's book "San Francisco...

 
Harmon (Al) postcard collection

This collection consists of 5 postcards primarily of scenes along the San Francisco (Calif.) waterfront and with a single card of the GJOA on display in Golden Gate Park.

 
Harris (Kathleen) photograph collection

The Kathleen Harris photograph collection, 1914-1965, (SAFR 24247, P98-024) is comprised of photographs mainly of Pacific Coast merchant steamships. The collection has been processed to the Collection level and is open for use.

 
Hasenpusch (Captain Curt) photograph collection

The Captain Curt Hasenpusch photograph collection, circa 1900-1960s (bulk 1920-1950), (SAFR 23352, P07-005) is comprised mainly of photographs of tugboats, pilot boats and barges and pile drivers, mostly in the San Francisco Bay. It also contains photographs of other vessels...

 
Haviside Company photographs

The Haviside Company photographs, circa 1900-1945, bulk circa 1920-1940, (SAFR 23854, P11-001) is comprised mainly of photographs of Haviside derrick barges in the San Francisco Bay Area, California. The collection has been processed to the File Unit level and is...

 
Haviside Company records

Haviside Company records (SAFR 17401, HDC 265) consists of five order books that list when and what repairs were done on various vessels and one scrapbook containing mostly newsclippings and some personal items from H.T. and J.J. Haviside. These materials...

 
Heinhold's First and Last Chance Saloon (Oakland, Calif.) photograph

This is a single blue colored advertising postcard of the Heinhold's First and Last Chance Bar, with the caption "Original bar made famous by Jack London, Foot of Webster Street, Oakland, Calif."

 
Hester (Wilhelm) photographic envelopes

The Wilhelm Hester photographic envelopes (SAFR 14039, HDC 45) comprises two original manufacturers envelopes used for photographic paper and a fragment of an original note from Hester, photographer. During the 1890s and early 1900s, Hester documented the sailing ships and...

 
Hester, Wilhem photographs

Marine photographer Wilhelm Hester's images of sailing ships and seamen of Washington's Puget Sound from 1893-1905. The collection of mostly 8 x 10 inch glass gelatin dry plates includes broadside views of vessels at anchor, crew portraits, masters and family...

 
Hicks Engine plans and marketing materials

The Hicks Engine plans and marketing materials (SAFR 17336, HDC 1092) contains mainly fabrication drawings for Hicks engines and parts, and assembly lists for Hick's engines produced between 1918 to 1950. A small number of documents include 2 offset printed...

 
Hillman (ship) logbook

Hillman (ship) logbook (SAFR 17225, HDC 318) covers the years of 1851 to 1854. The New Bedford whaler was captained by Christopher Cook. The volume is 210 pages and is a carbon copy of the transcript of the original logbook...

 
Hind, Rolph & Company records

The Hind, Rolph & Company records (SAFR 14280, HDC 72) consists of a telegram, business correspondence, charters, and lumber agreements between the Charles Nelson Company and Hind, Rolph & Company dating 1913. Included in the collection are note cards with...

 
Hitzeman (Judith) photographs

The Judith M. Hitzeman photographs, 1991, 2001, (SAFR 23148, P00-005) are comprised of photographs taken by Judith M. Hitzeman in San Francisco, California, of herring fishing activities at the Fort Mason Center and the First Annual McCovey Cove Regatta at...

 
Hoffman (Martha) ship and railroad postcard album

The postcard album contains 75 marine vessel postcards and 39 train postcards collected by Martha Hoffman. The train postcards, out of scope, have been retained to maintain the integrity of the album. 32 of the marine vessel postcards are of...

 
Hopps and Ranson Mechanical Engineers record

Hopps and Ranson Mechanical Engineers records (SAFR 13559, HDC 14) include specifications for a marine boiler for SOUTH COAST (steam schooner), three tickets for NORTH FORK (passenger vessel) from San Francisco to Eureka and specifications for a steam schoonerfor Sudden...

 
Howard D. Troop (built 1892; bark, 4m) and Annie M. Reid (built 1892; bark, 4m) logbooks

Howard D. Troop (built 1892; bark, 4m) and Annie M. Reid (built 1892; bark, 4m) logbooks (SAFR 16441, HDC 156) contains fifteen logbooks for the four-masted bark known first as HOWARD D. TROOP and subsequently as ANNIE M. REID. The...

 
Hull (David) photographs of Lady Washington (built 1989; brig)

The David Hull photographs of Lady Washington (built 1989; brig), 1992 April, (SAFR 24249, P92-100) are comprised of photographs of LADY WASHINGTON during a voyage between Astoria, Oregon, and Grays Harbor, Washington. The collection has been processed to the Collection...

 
Hunter (Willie) reminiscences of a voyage on the Margarite (whaling schooner)

Willie Hunter reminiscences of a voyage on the Margarite (whaling schooner) (SAFR 16493, HDC 215). Under Captain Buddington, in 1908, the MARGARITE sailed from New London, Connecticut to the Antarctic sea and back. Willie Hunter was the cabin boy. There...

 
Huycke (Captain Harold) letters

The Captain Harold Huycke letters (SAFR 14310, HDC 102) consist of 11 letters written by Huycke and four letters addressed to him. The letters span the years 1955-1965 and discuss various ships such as the C.A. THAYER and the KAIULANI....

 
Huycke (Harold) collection

The Harold D. Huycke collection, 1868-2007 (SAFR 22224, HDC 1600) consists of the papers of maritime historian Harold Huycke as well as papers and records he collected from other individuals and organizations involved in maritime history. The majority of the...

 
Huycke (Harold D.) photographs

The collection consists of copy negatives concerning Karl Standke and the German merchant fleet detained at Santa Rosalía (Jalisco, Mexico) during the First World War.

 
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Identification Photo Service records

The Identification Photo Service records (SAFR 13561, HDC 16) contain correspondence relating to the Identification Photo Service (photos of U.S. Navy vessels) dated 1945. This collection is processed to the collection level and is available for research use without restriction.

 
Idler (yawl: yacht) logbook and newspaper clipping

The IDLER (yawl: yacht) logbook, 1901-1913 (SAFR 14262, HDC 136) consists of one logbook, Log of Yacht IDLER, Commander G.M. Shaw, Owners H.L. Martin and Geo. M. Shaw and one photocopy of a newspaper article on the Robert Vincent Handicap...

 
Instructions for Operation and Maintenance of Main Propelling Machinery of C-3 Type Vessels

The Instructions for Operation and Maintenance of Main Propelling Machinery of C-3 type vessels (SAFR-23815, HDC 1659) consists of one unbound manual divided into 18 tabbed headings.

 
Instructions for Turbines and Control Apparatus

Instructions for Turbines and Control Apparatus (SAFR 17380, HDC 267) contains items on a steam turbine for Westinghouse, main propulsion turbines and gears for General Electric and instruction sheets on control apparatus for Hagan. These items date from 1941 to...

 
Interview of John A. Kerr by Carl Moffett

Interview of John A. Kerr by Carl Moffett (SAFR 17115, HDC 240) is a photocopy of an interview conducted in 1977. Mr. Kerr was a seaman on sailing ships. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
Items from scrapbooks

Items from scrapbooks (SAFR 17109, HDC 234) includes a published article by M.A. Ransom, correspondence, a list of shipwrecks on the West Coast from 1678 to 1929, and newsclippings. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
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James Rolph (ship, 3m) logbook

The JAMES ROLPH (ship, 3m) logbook (SAFR 14265, HDC 55) is comprised of one volume kept by C.A. McArthur, mate, dated from 1919-1920. The first voyage was from Ipswich, England to Costa Rica; the second voyage was from Costa Rica...

 
Jane L. Stanford (barkentine) sea journal

Jane L. Stanford (barkentine) sea journal (SAFR 16478, HDC 198) was kept while aboard the barkentine from 1896 to 1897. It is a copy made from the original. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
Janislawski (Mary) papers

The Mary Janislawski papers, 1908 - 2005 (SAFR 23806, HDC 1649) document the teaching career and professional associations of Mary Janislawski.

 
Jeremiah O'Brien (liberty ship) logbooks

Jeremiah O'Brien (liberty ship) logbooks are copies made from the originals retained at the National Archives and Records Administration in San Bruno, California. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
John B. Colley (bark) logbook

The JOHN B. COLLEY (bark) logbook (SAFR 13573, HDC 27) is comprised of a single volume sea journal written by an unidentified author during a voyage from Norfolk, Virginia to San Francisco, California on the JOHN B. COLLEY (bark) in...

 
John B. Winthrop (ship) records

John B. Winthrop (ship) records (SAFR 14278, HDC 70) consists of a single volume of the outfit records for the JOHN B. WINTHROP dated 1907 for voyage number 16. William T. Shorey, an African American, was the Master. This collection...

 
John C. Ogden Company records

John C. Ogden Company records (SAFR 17219, HDC 312) contains three copies of general specifications for the ferry TREASURE ISLAND (built 1911; steamer), circa 1940. There is also a business card, a cover letter, a bulletin with photos of the...

 
John D. Spreckels (built 1880; brigantine) papers

John D. Spreckels (built 1880; brigantine) papers (SAFR 17617, HDC 52) is comprised of three photostats of prose written by sailors on the JOHN D. SPRECKELS dating from 1883 and 1885. The photostats are from an autograph book. This collection...

 
Johnson (Oscar) Photographs of Sea Scout Ship Navigator (120)

The collection consists of 35 copy negatives selected from three albums of photographic prints related to the Sea Scouts and their activities in Aquatic Park, San Francisco including activities aboard Sea Scout Ship and landscape features of Aquatic Park between...

 
Journal kept by Charlotte Coffin Gardener while on board ship Sarah Parker

Journal kept by Charlotte Coffin Gardener while on board ship Sarah Parker (SAFR 16452, HDC 168) is dated 1852 to 1855. The author's husband, William Gardner, was captain of the vessel. The ship sailed from Nantucket to the Washington Territory...

 
Journal of Events of a Voyage made in the Bark Drummuir

The Journal of Events of a Voyage made in the Bark Drummuir (SAFR 14315, HDC 108) is a bound volume which includes photographs and sketches in addition to the handwritten text. The entries date from January to July 1911. Some...

 
Journal of Osmond Summers Stone on Board the Schooner William H. Smith

Journal of Osmond Summers Stone on Board the Schooner William H. Smith (SAFR 17250, HDC 333) consists of a reproduction of the thirty-seven page diary of Stone, a radio engineer, on board the WILLIAM H. SMITH on a voyage to...

 
J.R. Hanify Redwood Lumber Cargo list

J.R. Hanify Redwood Lumber Cargo list (SAFR 17119, HDC 272) is dated 1912. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
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Kaplan (Gene) photograph collection

The Gene Kaplan photograph collection, circa 1895-1925, (SAFR 23859, P96-047) is comprised of photographs of various vessels, including freighters, passenger steamships, schooners, and tugboats, among others. The collection has been processed to the Collection level and is open for use.

 
Kate Davenport (ship) and Red Cross (ship) logbook

Kate Davenport (ship) and Red Cross (ship) logbook (SAFR 16451, HDC 167) is a rough log for the KATE DAVENPORT under the command of Captain James E. Howland for a number of voyages between New York, Oregon, Washington, China, Hawaii,...

 
Kenilworth (bark, 4m) and Star of Shetland (bark) logbooks

Kenilworth (bark, 4m) and Star of Shetland (bark) logbooks (SAFR 16457, HDC 174) consists of photocopies of two logbooks. The first logbook is from the 4-masted bark KENILWORTH under Captain William Taylor. The owner was Arthur Sewell. The logkeeper A....

 
Key (Al) photographs

The Al Key photographs, 1951-1959, (SAFR 23376, P78-336a) are comprised of images photographed by Al Key in San Francisco, California, showing the San Francisco Maritime Museum and Aquatic Park area. The collection has been processed to the Item level and...

 
King (Tom) photographs

The Tom King photographs, circa 1955-1970, (SAFR 23853, P02-015) are comprised mainly of photographs of cargo handling and fishing activities, likely on the waterfront of San Francisco, California. The collection has been processed to the Collection level and is open...

 
Kingsbury (Albert G.) lantern slide collection

The Albert G. Kingsbury lantern slide collection, circa 1880-1930, bulk 1897-1915, (SAFR 23857, P97-025) is comprised mainly of photographs of Alaska and the Yukon Territory of Canada during the Klondike Gold Rush and Nome Gold Rush as well as photographs...

 
Klebingat (Captain Fred K.) collection of Ernest Aderman photographs

The Captain Fred K. Klebingat collection of Ernest Aderman photographs, 1912-1974, bulk 1930-1945, (SAFR 23377, P77-015) is comprised mainly of photographs of yachts and other sailing vessels that Ernest Aderman worked on, mostly on the Pacific Coast of the United...

 
Klebingat (Captain Fred K.) photograph collection

The Captain Fred K. Klebingat photograph collection, circa 1900-1961, bulk 1925-1927, (SAFR 23381, P80-050) is comprised mainly of photographs of crew and sailing vessels that Klebingat worked on, the majority of which are of Zane Grey's South Seas fishing voyage...

 
Klus (L. L.) postcard collection

The collection consists of 2 postcards of the ships loading in Oakland, CA and the USS California log.

 
Kneiss (Gilbert H.) photographs

The collection consists of 1 photographic print of a cable car in front of the San Francisco Ferry Terminal and 3 black-and-white negatives of railroad cars at the Golden Gate International Exposition.

 
Koch (Girard) collection

The Girard Koch collection (SAFR 13572, HDC 26) is comprised of correspondence, court papers, legislative documents, and other documents relating to life in San Francisco during the Gold Rush. The collection also includes documents relating to maritime matters in and...

 
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Laflin Family Photographs

The collection consists of 15 copy negatives of the Laflin family made from original ambrotypes, tintypes, and albumens.

 
Laine (John W.) photograph collection

The John W. Laine photograph collection, circa 1910-1950, bulk 1930s-1940s, (SAFR 23843, P10-003) is comprised mainly of photographs of American-Hawaiian Steamship Company ships and their crews, including John W. Laine, ship's Engineer. The collection has been processed to the Collection...

Lamuth (George R.) photographs of Eppleton Hall (built 1914; tugboat)

The George R. Lamuth photographs of Eppleton Hall (built 1914; tugboat), 1970 March - 1989 September, (SAFR 23143, P99-015) consists of 26 color slides of EPPLETON HALL and related vessels. Most of the images are of EPPLETON HALL arriving in...

 
Lapham (Roger D.) photograph collection

The Roger D. Lapham photograph collection, 1892-1956, bulk 1915-1945, (SAFR 23379, P79-092a) is comprised mainly of photographs of American-Hawaiian Steamship Company vessels. The collection has been processed to the Item level and is open for use.

 
Lassen (freighter) logbook and records

Lassen (freighter) logbook and records (SAFR 16498, HDC 220) are dated 1924. The log was kept by mate H.G. W. Olsen and records headland, compass readings, weather and climate. There are also remarks about accidents and drills. The LASSEN traveled...

 
Leale (John, Captain) autograph books

The Captain John Leale autograph books (SAFR 14027, HDC 112) collection is comprised of two volumes created between 1910-1963. Volume one covers the years between 1910-1939 and volume two 1939-1963. They list the names of passengers and military officers, contain...

 
Ledger and scrapbook

Ledger and scrapbook, 1876-1881, 1898-1931 (SAFR 23108, HDC 1636) is a single volume used as cash account book by George F. Hoeffer and used by Johnson as a maritime scrapbook largely containing newspaper clippings from the turn of the century...

 
Letitia (schooner) and C.D. Bryant (bark) sea journal

The Letitia (schooner) and C.D. Bryant (bark) sea journal (SAFR 16490, HDC 211) is a photocopy of a whaling journal kept by a crew member in 1912. The journal begins in the Humboldt Boarding House as the LETITIA left for...

 
Letter by Millie Alein Lee describing her voyage on the C.A. Thayer (built 1895; schooner, 3m)

Letter by Millie Alein Lee describing her voyage on the C.A. Thayer (built 1895; schooner, 3m) (SAFR 17258, HDC 341) consists of a reproduction of a five-page letter from describing Lee's family (including her children) voyage aboard the C.A. THAYER...

 
Letters from the Director of the Pacific Coast Shipbuilding School

Letters from the Director of the Pacific Coast Shipbuilding School (SAFR 17179, HDC 284) were written by L.T. Taylor in 1941. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
Lilburn (Jack) diary of events following the wreck of the Strathcona on Minerva Reef

Jack Lilburn diary of events following the wreck of the Strathcona on Minerva Reef (SAFR 14036, HDC 120) is dated Thursday, June 10 to Sunday July 8. The STRATHCONA (built 1914; schooner) was on its maiden voyage from Auckland to...

 
Lindelof (William G.) certificate

William G. Lindelof certificate (SAFR 14290, HDC 82) consists of one certificate of service issued by Southern Pacific Golden Gate Ferries, Limited. Lindelof was employed as a deckhand and the reason for the certificate of service was reduction in forces...

 
Little Rose (built 1918; Monterey clipper) marine survey

The Little Rose (built 1918; Monterey clipper) marine survey (SAFR 23831, HDC 1290) consists of a "Report of Survey for Monterey LITTLE ROSE, Official no. CF 5597 AJ." The collection has been processed to the item unit level and is...

 
Livingston (H.) postcard collection

This collection consist of 56 postcard views of port cities in North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa as well as 6 postcards of marine vessels. The bulk are color lithographs, there is one photochrome card from ca. 1940.

 
Logbook and documents

Logbook and documents (SAFR 13574, HDC 28) is comprised of one volume with a sketch, negatives, and passenger list tucked inside. The logbook was maintained by the same indiividual throughout five voyages documented. The rough log details one voyage of...

 
Logbook and papers for Ship McLaurin under Captain Frank Oakes

The Logbook and papers for Ship McLaurin under Captain Frank Oakes are dated 1895 to 1896. The log is for a number of voyages between New York, Brazil and China. Details include the winds, course and comments of weather and...

 
Logbook for A. J. West (schooner) and Newsboy (built 1889; steam schooner) kept by Captain F. E. Rensch

Logbook for A. J. West (schooner) and Newsboy (built 1889; steam schooner) kept by Captain F. E. Rensch (SAFR 16453, HDC 169) recorded voyages for the West Coast lumber trade. This photocopy of the original includes mention of a lunar...

 
Logbook for Voyages of Captain John A. May

The Logbook for Voyages of Captain John A. May (SAFR 16502, HDC 224) documents a number of voyages on different vessels from 1851 to 1871. On the bark ROLLA James D. Bult kept the log on a voyage between San...

 
Logbook: Harbors & Islands, California Coast by Claude George Putnam

Logbook: Harbors & Islands, California Coast by Claude George Putnam (SAFR 16455, HDC 171) is primarily a publication with a guest log included. The book has been annotated and the guest log portion is heavily embellished with illustrations, letters, comics,...

 
Logbooks

This collection, Logbooks, 1799-1883, contains six logbooks, a remembrance card and two leaves from The Art Journal. Named vessels in the logbooks include MODOC, ROCKHAMPTON, ST. PAUL, GEORGE OF PROVIDENCE, JAMES BROWN and RESOURCE. The author of the logs, where...

 
Logbooks

This collection of Logbooks (HDC 189, SAFR 16472) contains four volumes for three different vessels captained by H.C. Lund. There is an undated pilot house log for the steam schooner ECOLA on a voyage from Valparaiso, Chile via Honolulu to...

 
Logbooks for Alaska Packers Association vessels under the command of Captain Charles Wiese

Logbooks for Alaska Packers Association vessels under the command of Captain Charles Wiese (SAFR 16445, HDC 161) describe voyages on the CENTENNIAL (barkentine), KANAK (power fishing boat), STAR OF ENGLAND (bark, 3m), STAR OF FINLAND (ship, 3m) and STAR OF...

 
Logbooks for Steam Schooner Idaho and Schooner William H. Smith

Logbooks for Steam Schooner Idaho and Schooner William H. Smith (SAFR 16476, HDC 196) consists of three logbooks and two additional items.The logbooks, in general, record time, place or headland, compasses, wind, weather, climate conditions and remarks on tests, boat...

 
Logbooks from American President Lines and the Robert Dollar Line

Logbooks from American President Lines and the Robert Dollar Line (SAFR 17186, HDC 291) consists of twenty volumes dating from 1929 to 1937. Vessels include DIANA DOLLAR, MARGARET DOLLAR, MELVILLE DOLLAR, PRESIDENT ADAMS, PRESIDENT HOOVER, PRESIDENT JOHNSON, PRESIDENT MONROE, PRESIDENT...

 
Logbooks kept by Captain Victor Verdellet and others

These five Logbooks kept by Captain Victor Verdellet and others (SAFR 16496, HDC 218) are for different types of vessels all working on the Pacific Coast between 1900 and 1913. The vessels include ferryboats CAZADERO, MARIN, JAMES M. DONAHUE, REQUA,...

 
Louis Weule Company records

The Louis Weule Company records (SAFR 13569, HDC 1) contains records about nautical charts, instruments and supplies, was founded in 1862 by Charles Pace of London, and taken over by Louis Weule in 1892.

 
Lufkin (James A.) photograph collection

The James A. Lufkin photograph collection, circa 1935-1953, (SAFR 23361, P80-056) is primarily comprised of black-and-white photographs showing scenes at Moore Dry Dock Company in Oakland, California. The collection has been processed to the collection level and is open for...

 
Lyman (John) photograph album

This collection consists of a photographic album containing 276 mounted photographs of vessels on the west coast of the United States of America.

 
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Magunkook (freighter) logbooks

Magunkook (freighter) logbooks (SAFR 16491, HDC 212) each contain documentation of multiple voyages under different masters. Volume one is dated 1919 and concerns voyages from New York and Bristol for Rotterdam, Savannah and New Orleans under Captains A.C. Keene and...

 
Main Street Iron Works plans

The Main Street Iron Works plans (SAFR 278, HDC 0487) contains 113 oversize marine engineering plans executed in ink on linen. These plans, created by the Fulton Iron Works and/or the Main Street Iron Works between 1901 and 1921, are...

 
Manchuria (built 1904; passenger vessel) postcard

One color lithograph postcard of the Manchuria (built 1904; passenger vessel).

 
Manila (schooner) account ledger

Manila (schooner) account ledger (HDC 185, SAFR 16468). This volume is undated. It is available for use without restriction.

 
Manoa (freighter) data book

Manoa (freighter) data book (SAFR 17496, HDC 347) contains one volume from 1915 to 1916 for the freighter MANOA. Also included is a paper with information for determining gravity, flash and fire point of oil, and weights and gravities of...

 
Manuscript and periodical article about Bully Hayes

Manuscript and periodical article about Bully Hayes (SAFR 17188, HDC 293) are by A.T. Saunders and Gordon W. Thayer, respectively. Titled "Bully Hayes: An Authentic Life of William Henry Hayes," this photographic copy was compiled and written by Saunders in...

 
Manuscript book of Vessel Names

Manuscript book of Vessel Names (SAFR 17191, HDC 295) is an alphabetically-tabbed volume. Entries are alphabetical only by the first letter of each vessel name. In addition to vessel name, an abbreviation of vessel type is listed followed by numeric...

 
Mare Island Naval Shipyard photographs

The collection consists of 33 photographs of mostly United States Navy vessels at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California.

 
Marine Engineering Records

The Marine engineering records collection, 1948-1954 and undated (SAFR 23832, HDC 1676) consists of information regarding an operations and maintenance manual for a pump, vessel specifications, and instructions for marine boiler water treatment. The collection has been processed to the...

 
Marine History of the Pacific Northwest manuscripts

Marine History of the Pacific Northwest manuscripts (SAFR 17185, HDC 290) contains the pre-published versions of the first and second edition of the book of the same title by Gordon Newell. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
Marinship Corporation records

The Marinship Corporation records (SAFR 14318, HDC 90) consists of work ledgers, correspondence, memoranda, photographs, reports, scrapbooks, and ephemera which document certain phases of activity of Marinship Corporation between 1942-1945. An additional finding aid that includes arrangement, added entries and...

 
Maritime newspaper clippings scrapbook

Maritime newspaper clippings scrapbook (SAFR 17234, HDC 246) is dated 1881. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
Marshall (Eva Hyde) sea journal kept aboard the Ship Invincible

The Eva Hyde Marshall sea journal kept aboard the Ship Invincible (SAFR 16495, HDC 217) was kept by Marshall at the age of 16. She was from Port Blakely, Washington and traveled with her parents, Annie Hyde and Harvey M....

 
Marshall (Sydney Smith) papers

Sydney Smith Marshall papers (SAFR 14279, HDC 71) contains a copy book of letters written from January to March 1915 while trading in North China. The letters combine feelings and daily activities with discussion of business dealings. The letters begin...

 
Martin (Captain Silas) letters

Captain Silas Martin letters (SAFR 17187, HDC 292) were written primarily by Martin during his voyage around Cape Horn in 1950. Items are photocopies of the originals. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

Maskell (Don) photographs

The Don Maskell photographs (SAFR 23144, P02-022) consists of 1,695 photographs (4.8 linear feet) mainly depicting aerial views of merchant and U.S. Navy vessels in the San Francisco Bay, taken during his career as a marine photographer from 1961 to...

 
Master Key to the Panama Canal certificate issued to Vincent P. McMurdo

The certificate (SAFR 17603, HDC 0031) was issued to Mr. V.P. McMurdo November 4, 1957. The certificate has two foil seals, one gold and one red. The replica key is scotch taped to the red foil seal.The collection is processed...

 
Matson Navigation Company book of data sheets

The Matson Navigation Company book of data sheets (SAFR 23833, HDC 1670) consists of 85 blueprint pages of specifications for Matson-owned vessels. The collection has been processed to the item unit level and is open for use without restrictions.

 
Matthews (G.F.) papers

The G.F. Matthews papers (SAFR 14282, HDC 74) consists of contracts, specifications and agreements for schooners OLGA, JOHN A., ESTHER JOHNSON and steam schooners DAISY GRAY and SAN DIEGO from 1889, 1892 and 1923. The collection also includes a list...

 
Mattson (Lieutenant J.A.) papers

Lieutenant J.A. Mattson papers consists of six folders of notes and examinations for the U.S. Shipping Administration dating from 1943 to 1944. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
McBride (Joseph M.) papers

The Joseph M. McBride papers (SAFR 18577, HDC 0529) consists of reference materials and papers generated or collected by McBride while working as the Chief Engineer aboard eight different USAT ships from aproximately 1940 to 1947.

 
McFarlan (Alexander) journal recorded on board the California Packet (built 1849; ship, 3m)

The Alexander McFarlan journal recorded on board the California Packet (built 1849; ship, 3m) (SAFR 17627, HDC 210) describes the author's journey from Machiasport, Maine to San Francisco, California aboard the CALIFORNIA PACKET (built 1849; ship: 3m) from December 1849...

 
McLaurin (ship) sea journal

McLaurin (ship) sea journal (SAFR 17628, HDC 214) is dated 1895 to 1896 and may have been written by the captain. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
McNear (G.W.) papers

G.W. McNear papers (SAFR 17618, HDC 68) consists of correspondence, billheads, surveyor's reports, newspaper clipping, cargo plan, letter book, telegrams, receipts and manifests from the grain brokerage firm of G. W. McNear dating from 1876 to 1941. This collection has...

 
McPherson (Don) postcard collection

The postcard collection consists primarily of views of west coast United States of America seaports and views of marine vessels.

 
Messenger (ship) logbook

Messenger (ship) logbook (SAFR 16458, HDC 175) documents the 1868 voyage from Savannah to Calcutta via Liverpool under Captain Waldo Hill with a cargo of cotton and salt. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
Messimer (Dwight R.) photograph collection

The Dwight R. Messimer photograph collection, circa 1900s-1920s, (SAFR 23343, P01-030) is comprised of 1 booklet and 50 photographs relating to the Port of San Francisco. The collection has been processed to the item level.

 
Miles (Ted) postcard and photograph collection

The Ted Miles postcard and photograph collection, 1900-1967, (SAFR 23265, P94-023) is comprised of postcards depicting various maritime scenes circa 1900-1967, and photographs of BALCLUTHA (built 1886; ship, 3m: museum ship) docked at Pier 43 for display by the San...

 
Miller (Walter P.) photographs

The Walter P. Miller photographs, circa 1920-1932, (SAFR 23359, P77-028a) are comprised mainly of photographs of tall ships underway off the Pacific Coast of Washington state. The collection has been processed to the Item level and is open for use.

 
Mills (Captain Warren F.) papers, ferryboat records and vessel history index cards collection

Captain Warren F. Mills papers, ferryboat records and vessel history index cards collection (SAFR 18467, HDC 89) ranges in date from 1908 to 1977. Mills' papers include two folders of correspondence and patents. The ferryboat records consist of a 1977...

 
Monitor (bark) receipts

Monitor (bark) receipts (SAFR 17120, HDC 273) consists of two items dated 1870. One is from A. Camman and Company and the other is from Wright and Brown Company, both of San Francisco. The collection is available for research use...

 
Montara (freighter) rough logbook

Montara (freighter) rough logbook (HDC 188, SAFR 16471) documents two voyages between San Francisco and the Soviet Union. The master was Captain Thomas "Foghorn" Reilly and they were carrying arms, ammunition, food and fur for the Pacific Coast Steamship Company....

 
Moore Dry Dock Company photographs

The Moore Dry Dock Company photographs, 1878-1933, bulk 1917-1926, (SAFR 23368, P79-083a), are comprised mainly of photographs documenting the construction of steamships at Moore & Scott Iron Works, Moore Shipbuilding Company, and Moore Dry Dock Company in San Francisco and...

 
Moore Dry Dock Company ships plans

The Moore Dry Dock Company Ships Plans collection (HDC 1065) consists of naval architecture and marine engineering drawings from the Moore Dry Dock Company of Oakland, CA. It contains 21,700 drawings dating from 1882 to 1962. The company was first...

 
Morrison (Captain George D.) papers

Captain George D. Morrison papers (SAFR 16440, HDC 155) include sea journals, rough and ship's logs of voyages taken by different vessels all under the command of Captain Morrison. The collection is available for use without restriction.

 
Morse (Captain Hiram G. ) reminiscence

Captain Hiram G. Morse reminiscence (SAFR 16487, HDC 207) is a photocopy of "Reminiscence of Fifty Years at Sea." The time period is 1844 to 1898. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
Moyes (Captain Roy) manuscript and poems

Captain Roy Moyes manuscript and poems (SAFR 17110, HDC 235) includes an incomplete manuscript titled "The Sea Beyond" and Eight-two maritime poems. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
Moyes family papers

The Moyes family papers, 1940-1945, 2000 (SAFR 23386, HDC 1647) is comprised of records and photographs relating to Captains Roy and Anthony J. Moyes' work as lifelong mariners.

 
Muir (William) photograph collection

This collection consists of 3 photographic prints, 2 postcards, and 1 page from a scrapbook primarily related to west coast maritime vessels.

 
Murphy Pacific Marine Salvage Company records

Murphy Pacific Marine Salvage Company records (SAFR 14295, HDC 87) consists of photocopies of specifications for tugboats: BEAR FLAG, ELLEN MURPHY, F.L. FULTON, G.B. MARSHALL, GOLDEN EAGLE, JAMES FULTON, JEANIE MURPHY (formerly named PALOMAR), KELLY MURPHY (formerly named SAN JACINTO)....

 
My visit to the C.A. Thayer (built 1895; schooner, 3m)

The handmade book titled My visit to the C.A. Thayer (built 1895; schooner, 3m), 1987 (SAFR 23107, HDC 1635) was created for a school project by Linnaea Holgers after an overnight Girl Scout trip (Troop 321) aboard the vessel.

 
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Nautilus (bark) logbook

The NAUTILUS (bark) logbook (SAFR 14269, HDC 59) consists of a single volume and contains a nearly daily record of James Lamoureaux Pangburn's long voyage around Cape Horn to the California gold fields in 1849. It seems that a company...

 
Navigation logbook and instructions

The Navigation logbook and instructions collection (SAFR 14029, HDC 113) is comprised of one hardcover navigation logbook and a smaller booklet without a cover of instructions. The logbook records an unidentified vessel's voyages from San Francisco to Tahiti, and a...

 
Navigation practice journal and Star of Finland (built 1899; bark, 3m) logbook

The Navigation practice journal and Star of Finland (built 1899; bark, 3m) logbook (SAFR 14031, HDC 114) contains figures for chronometer and azimuth readings, parallel sailing, mercator sailing, great circle sailing, middle latitude sailing and time conversion dating from 1896....

 
Nehalem (steam schooner) logbook

The Nehalem (steam schooner) logbook (SAFR 16499, HDC 221) was kept by mate Eric Rignell in 1924. He recorded the weather, climate, seas, location and times between San Francisco, Gray's Harbor and San Pedro. This item is available for use...

 
New York (passenger vessel) journal

New York (passenger vessel) journal (SAFR 14273, HDC 65) is comprised of a one volume souvenir journal kept by Mr. S.C. Sellers during a voyage from New York to Hamburg, Germany aboard the Hamburg-American Line's NEW YORK. The journal begins...

 
Newman (Albert W.) photographs

The Albert W. Newman photographs, 1934, (SAFR 23373, P11-006) are comprised of photographs taken by Albert Newman from aboard NAPA VALLEY (built 1910; ferry) while underway on San Francisco Bay, California. The collection has been processed to the Item level...

 
Newsboy (bark) lines, spar rigging list and letter

Newsboy (bark) lines, spar rigging list and letter consists of two 8x10 prints of lines and a spar rigging list for the NEWSBOY. The letter is from Howard I. Chapelle, the Curator of the Division of Transportation at the Smithsonian...

 
Newton (J.B.) & Company papers

The J.B. Newton & Company papers (SAFR 14277, HDC 69) consists of business correspondence, billheads, bills of lading, and insurance policy. The dates are 1845, 1848 to 1851 and 1854 to 1865. Most of the the business correspondence is between...

 
Night order books kept by Captain Henri Martinus Van Nieuwenhuysen

Night order books kept by Captain Henri Martinus Van Nieuwenhuysen (SAFR 17246, HDC 329) consists of twelve volumes for various freighters and tankers commanded by Captain H.M. Van Nieuwenhuysen, including: RING LARDNER, JOHN MCLEAN, ISAAC DELGADO, LAKEWOOD VICTORY, CARL ZACHARY...

 
Niles (passenger vessel) records

Niles (passenger vessel) records (SAFR 14276, HDC 137) contains items dated from 1920 to 1931. Two ships logs document voyages of the NILES between San Francisco, Hawaii (Honolulu), Canada (Vancouver), Japan (Yokohama) and China (Shanghai, Hong Kong). They record the...

 
Nine Months in the United States by Thomas Kennet-Were

Nine Months in the United States by Thomas Kennet-Were (SAFR 17253, HDC 336) consists of a thirty-eight page reproduction of an article titled "Nine Months in the United States" written for The Gazette in England by Thomas Kennet-Were in 1869....

Norgaard (L. Christian) photographs

The L. Christian Norgaard photographs, circa 1954-1995, bulk 1960-1980, (SAFR 22581, P95-035) consists of 15 photograph albums, loose photograph album pages, and loose photographs of vessels that L.C. Norgaard worked on during his career as a naval architect while consulting...

 
North Alaska Trading Company logbooks

The North Alaska Trading Company logbooks (SAFR 17620, HDC 106) consists of three letter books from the North Alaska Trading Company. They document vessel movements and local and maritime events. The pages are fragile and difficult to read due to...

 
Notebook of Sailing and Steam Vessel Specifications

Notebook of Sailing and Steam Vessel Specifications (SAFR 18470, HDC 129) is a small bound volume of handwritten entries by A. C. Diericx probably in a British shipyard in approximately 1889. Each single line entry includes the vessel name, remarks,...

 
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Oakland (Calif.) estuary postcard

This is a single color lithograph postcard captioned "Oakland, California, Estuary."

 
Oakland (Calif.) harbor postcard

A single color photomechanical postcard of the Southern Pacific Company's wharf in Oakland's Inner Harbor.

 
Odeen (Captain Peter E.) collection

Captain Peter E. Odeen collection (SAFR 17181, HDC 286) contains photocopied newspaper clippings, photocopied maritime clippings, a reference book, circa 1935; 2nd Mates License Workbook, 1921-1935; Certificates dated 1915 (sheepskin), 1932, 1953; a Letter of Reference signed by Governor Earl...

 
Olmsted (Nancy and Roger) Papers

The Nancy and Roger Olmsted papers (SAFR 23820, HDC 1665) consist of 571 files in 34 boxes separated into 3 series. This collection has been processed to the file unit level and is open for use without restrictions.

 
Olmsted (Nancy) scow schooner slide show

The Nancy Olmsted scow schooner slide show, May 17, 1991, (SAFR 23342, P92-108) is comprised of 80 black-and-white slides and a VHS 1/2 in. videocassette, color with sound, of a slide show held in the J. Porter Shaw Library on...

 
Olsen (Captain Andrew) papers

The Captain Andrew Olsen papers (SAFR 17611, HDC 41) is comprised of 52 items spanning the years 1890-1919. The collection contains correspondence, legal papers, insurance documents, personal letters written by Olsen to his wife and daughter, postcards, certificate registering Capt....

 
Olsen (Captain Andrew) papers

The Captain Andrew Olsen papers (SAFR 17610, HDC 40) is comprised of a (parchment-like) United States Citizen Certificate issued to Andrew Olsen on September 6, 1889. Copies of the document and copies of immigration department cards are included. The certificate...

 
Olympia (passenger vessel) logbook

Olympia (passenger vessel) logbook (SAFR 16486, HDC 206) documents voyages between San Francisco and Santa Barbara for the Pacific Coast Steamship Company in 1893. The collection is available for use without restriction.

 
Ophelia (built 1863; bark, 3m) postcard

This is a single black-and-white photographic postcard of a marine painting of the bark OPHELIA.

 
Oregon (built 1848; steamer) logbook

The Oregon (built 1848; steamer) logbook (SAFR 16482, HDC 202) consists of one photocopy of a logbook. The original is held by the Fine Arts Museum San Francisco. This copy is available for research purposes only.

 
Oregon (steam schooner) pilot house logbook

The Oregon (steam schooner) pilot house logbook (SAFR 16483, HDC 203) records time, headland, location, course, climate and distance relative to the OREGON while she carried lumber between Gray's Harbor in Washington, San Francisco and San Pedro, California, from July...

 
Ortman (Sylvia M.) motion picture film and postcard collection

The Sylvia M. Ortman motion picture film and postcard collection, 1966-1972, (SAFR 23855, P10-004) is comprised of a Matson Lines motion picture film titled "South Seas Cruise Adventure" and a postcard of the Pacific Far East Line steamship MARIPOSA (built...

 
Ottley (Allan R.) photograph and postcard collection

The Allan R. Ottley photograph and postcard collection, 1900-1992 (bulk 1902-1950s), (SAFR 21641, P97-007) is comprised of photographic material Allan used for research and reference, and postcards that were sent to or collected by Allan Ottley and his wife, Nancy....

 
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Pacific Coast Ports report

Pacific Coast Ports report (SAFR 17381, HDC 268) was written by Ted Miholovich for a college assignment circa 1936. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
Pacific Gas and Electric Utility Street maps of San Francisco

Pacific Gas and Electric Utility Street maps of San Francisco (SAFR 17213, HDC 305) consist of nine items: five are dated 1925 and are street maps on drafting linen and four are dated 1977 and are street wiring diagrams on...

 
A Pacific Legacy slide show

A Pacific Legacy slide show, December 11, 1991, (SAFR 23341, P92-105) is comprised of slides of photographs in the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park collection, created by the Park's Photo Lab for an exhibit coinciding with the publication of...

 
Pacific Mail Steamship Company record

Pacific Mail Steamship Company record (SAFR 14301, HDC 93) contains a six page letter dated September 29,1874 and envelope. Letter is addressed to Robert Kelly Palache from the agents of Taylor & Cox regarding Palache's application for the position of...

 
Pacific Queen (built 1886; ship, 3m) records

Pacific Queen (built 1886; ship, 3m) records (SAFR 17383, HDC 271) contains copies of items originally housed in two folders: Pacific Queen - General and Pacific Queen - Status Reports. These items include letters, news articles and reports dating from...

 
Pacific Ship Repair Company Berthing logbook and Berth application for Vessel George Handley

Pacific Ship Repair Company Berthing logbook and Berth application for Vessel George Handley (SAFR 17189, HDC 296) are connected by vessel and date. The GEORGE HANDLEY is listed in the logbook on page 29. Dates for this entry correspond to...

 
Pacifico (freighter) records

The Pacifico (freighter) records (SAFR 14281, HDC 73) consist of correspondence, an agreement, a bond payment received by John Leale, and court papers dating 1921 to 1922 and 1924. The records include claims for service performed by D. Dorward, Jr....

 
Pactolus (bark) logbook

The Pactolus (bark) logbook (SAFR 16500, HDC 222) records 1908 weather, climate, course and remarks on incidents and activities for a number of voyages between San Francisco and Port Townsend while involved in the lumber trade. The volume also includes...

 
Panama Mail Steamship Company operations receipts

Panama Mail Steamship Company operations receipts, 1933 (SAFR 23142, HDC 1644) is comprised of bills of sale and receipts from suppliers to Grace Line (W. R. Grace & Co.) and its subsidiary, Panama Mail Steamship Company. Most of the reciepts...

 
Panorama (north from Call Building), San Francisco, Cal. postcard

A single black-and-white postcard captioned "Panorama (north from Call Building), San Francisco, Cal."

 
Parker (Captain Franklin O.) navigation workbook for the Archer (built 1876; barkentine)

The Captain Franklin O. Parker navigation workbook for the Archer (built 1876; barkentine) (SAFR 16484, HDC 204) consists of entries for the years of 1901 to 1904. The collection is open and available for use without restriction.

Payne (George S.) 1835-1840 journals onboard Niantic (built 1835; ship, 3m)

The George S. Payne 1835-1840 journals onboard NIANTIC (built 1835; ship, 3m), (SAFR 23812, HDC 1656) consists of four handwritten journals containing the observations and musings of able seaman and second mate George S. Payne while sailing on four year-long...

 
Pearce (Mercedes) postcard collection

The collection consists of 5 postcards are primarily of scenes in San Francisco Bay (Calif.) with one postcard of the U.S. Torpedo Boat Destroyer WORDEN.

 
Petersen (Captain Peter H.) records and personal papers

Captain Peter H. Petersen records and personal papers (SAFR17645, HDC 225) includes logbooks, ship's account ledgers, track charts, news clippings, receipts, sea journals belonging to the Captain of the STAR OF GREENLAND of the Alaska Packers Association. The collection is...

 
Petersen (Emil H.) notebook

This collection, Emil Petersen notebook (SAFR 14309, HDC 101) consists of a notebook of 105 pages of typed research notes on Alaska Packers Association and other vessels. Also records some songs and poetry. There is no date associated with the...

 
Peterson (Captain Peter H.) papers

Captain Peter H. Peterson papers (SAFR 17105, HDC 230) include a ship's logbook, personal letters, news clippings and a variety of documents. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
Peterson (Emil H.) postcard collection

This collection consists of 4 sepia-tinted images depicting sailing vessels.

 
Petrel (schooner) logbook

The first half of this volume is a chronometer book and the second half is a cash book for a vessel departing from Hong Kong on 30 May 1849 and arriving in San Francisco on 21 August 1849. The auther...

 
Photocopy of an Ordnance Survey map showing Scotstoun Shipbuilding Yard, Glasgow, Scotland.

Photocopy of the Ordnance Survey map showing Scotstoun Shipbuilding Yard, Glasgow, Scotland, displays the Scotstoun Shipbuilding Yard where the BALCLUTHA was built by Charles Connell in 1886.

 
Pierce (Lewis) papers

The Lewis Pierce papers (SAFR 14291, HDC 83) consists of three cargo manifests from schooners WEST WIND, W.E. ANDERSON, and sloop C. ALISON at Port of Suisun bound for San Francisco between 1863 and 1865. Items were shipped by Lewis...

 
Pillsbury & Curtis Marine Surveyors records

Pillsbury & Curtis Marine Surveyors records (SAFR 17400, HDC 264) consists of twenty-two volumes containing survey reports, hatch and cargo reports, expense reports, valuation and loading certificates and condition and damage surveys dating from 1917 to 1942. The collection is...

 
Piper (Jerome B.) billhead and contract

The Jerome B. Piper billhead and contract (SAFR 13568, HDC 23) is a billhead from Goodwin and Company dated 1859 and a contract between the U.S. Government and Piper to furnish North Beach sand for construction of a new branch...

 
Port of San Francisco mutual releases

Port of San Francisco mutual releases (SAFR 17493, HDC 344) is a U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Navigation bound volume dated 1912. It has 300 pages with master and seamen mutual releases for the steamships COOS BAY, CITY OF...

 
President Grant (passenger vessel) souvenir sea journal

President Grant (passenger vessel) souvenir sea journal (SAFR 14272, HDC 64) is comprised of a single volume kept by an unknown passenger onboard the Admiral Line's PRESIDENT GRANT during its voyage from Shanghai to Seattle, March to April 1926. The...

 
President McKinley (passenger vessel) bridge logbook

The President McKinley (passenger vessel) bridge logbook (HDC 195, SAFR 16475) documents a voyage from Seattle, Washington to China and Japan under Captain R.E. Carney for the American Mail Line carrying a cargo of flour, machinery and lumber. This item...

 
President Polk (passenger vessel) logbook

The President Polk (passenger vessel) logbook (SAFR 18080, HDC 141) is dated November 25 to December 27, 1936. It is the rough log of the Dollar Steamship Company's passenger vessel PRESIDENT POLK. C.W. Hawkins was in command of voyage number...

 
President Taft (steamship) rough logbook

The President Taft (steamship) rough logbook was kept by the Chief Officer in 1923. The logbook is available for use without restriction.

 
President Taylor (passenger vessel) deck logbooks

President Taylor (passenger vessel) deck logbooks consists of nine volumes and one other item.

 
Princess Sophia (built 1912; passenger vessel) postcards

The collection consists of 2 black-and-white photo postcards, depicting the steamer PRINCESS SOPHIA on Vanderbilt Rock.

 
Proctor (Jane) letter

The Jane Proctor letter (SAFR 3, HDC 1043) was written by Mrs. Proctor in 1901 when she was a nurse in the Army Hospital on the Presidio of San Francisco at the time of the wreck of the CITY OF...

 
Published Illustrations by Victor Lindquist

Published Illustrations by Victor Lindquist (SAFR 17224, HDC 317) contains one book titled "U.S. Customs and Kindred Services (1916)." The book is a tribute to the U.S. Customs Service in San Francisco. It was created by the San Francisco Customs...

 
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Queen (built 1882; passenger vessel) photograph

One 8 x 10 in. black-and-white photographic print captioned "'The Klondike Fever' Loading for Alaska."

 
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Raynaud (Captain A. F.) documents regarding C.A. Thayer (built 1895; lumber schooner, 3m) and Wapama (built 1915; steam schooner)

Captain A. F. Raynaud documents regarding C.A. Thayer (built 1895; lumber schooner, 3m) and Wapama (built 1915; steam schooner) (SAFR 18491, HDC 193) concerns the restoration of these two vessels, the latter known as TONGASS. The materials date from 1957...

 
Raynaud (Captain A.F.) papers

Captain A.F. Raynaud papers (SAFR 17394, HDC 261) consists of the following items: one page of an article "Home From The Sea" by Bob and Jan Young about the new State maritime monument at Hyde Street pier; a letter dated...

 
Records collected by Thomas S. Deering

Records collected by Thomas S. Deering (SAFR 17248, HDC 331) consists of: one reproduction of a Marine note of protest to the consul of the United States dated June 28, 1889; Twenty-one reproduced pages of correspondence between the United States...

 
Reindeer (built 1863; ship) logbook

The Reindeer (built 1863; ship) logbook (SAFR 14043, HDC 123) is a carbon copy of a transcript of the log from the ship REINDEER during a whaling voyage taken from New Bedford, Massachusetts to the Pacific Ocean and Hawaii during...

 
Reports for Motor Vessels Komoku and Mokuhana

Reports for Motor Vessels Komoku and Mokuhana (SAFR17113, HDC 238) contains 2 copies of each report plus an issue of the Pacific Marine Review magazine. These materials date from 1938. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
Restoration of the C.A. Thayer (built 1895; schooner, 3m) records

Restoration of the C.A. Thayer (built 1895; schooner, 3m) records, 1983-1984 (SAFR 23383, HDC 1640) were created by Stephen W. Hastings, former Marine Maintenance Foreman at the National Maritime Museum, to chronicle the 1983-1984 restoration of the lumber schooner.

 
Richmond Yacht Club photographs

The Richmond Yacht Club photographs, circa 1920s-1977, bulk 1930s-1940s, (SAFR 23370, P12-001) are comprised mainly of photographs and some ephemeral material regarding yachts and yachting related to the Richmond Yacht Club and surrounding San Pablo Bay harbor in Northern California....

 
Riehl (Gordon) photograph collection

The Gordon Riehl photograph collection, circa 1935-1965, bulk circa 1935-1940, (SAFR 23382, P78-132a), is comprised mainly of photographs of sailing vessels in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. The collection has been processed to the Item level and...

 
River Lines Company records

This collection, River Lines Company records (SAFR 13560, HDC 15), consists of freight receipts and abstracts of way bills from 1945. This collection is processed to the collection level and is available for use without restrictions.

 
Robert Dollar Company notebook

The Robert Dollar Company notebook (SAFR 18483, HDC 140) was kept by the company cargo agent. It is arranged and tabbed alphabetically and includes copies of contracts, booklets and ruled paper with handwritten notes. It is dated 1916 to 1923....

 
Robert Dollar Company photographs

The collection consists of images of the Dollar family, the Dollar lumber empire in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and the many activities of the Dollar Steamship Lines across the globe throughout the first half of this century....

 
Robertson (William Davidson records

William Davidson Robertson papers (SAFR 14292, HDC 84) consists of engineering drawings, correspondence, notes, articles and patent for Robertson's track laying machine dating from 1867 to 1868. This collection has been processed to the collection level and is open for...

 
Robinson, Leighton (Captain) scrapbook of maritime clippings

The Captain Leighton Robinson Scrapbook of Maritime Clippings, 1928 (SAFR 22223, HDC 1617) consists of a 1926 Yearbook used as a scrapbook by Captain Leighton Robinson.

 
Robinson (William H.) papers

The William H. Robinson Papers (SAFR 13553, HDC 8) consists of 18 items including correspondence regarding Robinson's service in the United States Navy.

 
Rockstroh (William J.) Papers

The William J. Rockstroh papers consist of the Chief Engineer's logbook for the SS Sea Devil from November 1943 to March 1944, a US Coast Guard Merchant Marine engineering license exam booklet and a photograph of Mr. Rockstroh in his...

 
Roth (Hal) papers

The Hal Roth papers, 1948-2009, (SAFR 22822, HDC 1613) consists of personal papers, diaries of both Margaret and Hal Roth, correspondence, vessel logbooks, maps, photographic images, audio-visual films, books, manuscripts, and articles pertaining to American sailor, author, and photographer Hal...

 
Rough log and journal

Rough log and journal (SAFR 14303, HDC 095) contains two volumes that record voyages of the U.S.S. LACKAWANNA and U.S.S. CHARLESTON between 1880-1891. The log from the U.S.S. LACKAWANNA was kept by a man named Bostwick during a voyage from...

 
Royal Home (schooner) logbook

Royal Home (schooner) logbook (SAFR 16460, HDC 177) documents voyages from New York to Nicaragua, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island and New Foundland under Captain Samual Isaac from 1883 to 1884. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
Russian River (car ferry) logbook

Russian River (car ferry) logbook (SAFR 23862, HDC 1677) contains entries recorded from 17 July 1955 through 31 August 1956, the date of the vessel's last run between Richmond and San Rafael California. The logbook is available for research use...

Ryan (Alexander) photographs

The Alexander Ryan photographs, circa 1895-1926, bulk 1900-1920, (SAFR 23353, P77-003) are comprised mainly of photographs depicting views aboard American-Hawaiian Steamship Company and Matson Navigation Company merchant steamships, taken during Ryan's career as a marine engineer. The collection has been...

 
Ryan (Michael J.) specifications for reconversion of SS Sea Star

The Michael J. Ryan specifications for reconversion of SS SEA STAR (SAFR 23828, HDC 1669) consists of one bound volume of the allowance list section of the specifications for the reconversion of the troop transport SS SEA STAR from military...

 
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Sacramento (built 1877; paddle ferry) logbooks

Sacramento (built 1877; paddle ferry) logbooks are deck logs and provide the times, number of vehicles, tides, weather, explanation of delays, restaurant and newstand inspections and signatures of the captain and the engineer in charge on the vessel's crossings between...

 
Sadie (built 1890; schooner, 3m) photographs

This is a collection of 3 (8 x 10 in.) black-and-white photographic prints of the three-masted schooner SADIE, taken from her deck.

 
Safety Program records

The Safety Program records, 1992-2010 (SAFR 23109, HDC 1637) consists of files maintained by Timothy Przygocki, Safety Manager at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. The collection is open for use without restrictions.

 
Safine (Aaron I.) papers

Aaron I. Safine papers (SAFR 17123, HDC 276) includes two identification cards, a discharge certificate, vaccination certificates, a discharge and certificate book and a physical exam record dating from 1926 to 1943. Safine was a waiter aboard the TEXAN, the...

 
Safine (Aaron Isadore) papers

Aaron Isadore Safine papers (SAFR 14300, HDC 92) consists of a seaman passport, discharge certificates where he served as a waiter on board, smallpox vaccination certificate, union dues receipts, seaman's certificate of identification, lifeboat information and tickets, postcard from San...

 
San Francisco (Calif.) waterfront postcard collection

Five color lithograph postcards of the San Francisco, California waterfront.

 
San Francisco Marine Exchange scrapbooks

San Francisco Marine Exchange scrapbooks, 1939-1959, (SAFR 21699, HDC 1619) are comprised of two bound scrapbooks and one folder containing compiled published materials such as newspaper clippings and circulars relating to the Marine Exchange of San Francisco.

 
San Francisco Maritime Museum photographs of yacht racing

The collection consists of 10 black-and-white photographic prints of yacht racing and a US Navy destroyer.

 
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park event photographs

The San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park event photographs, 1979-2001 (SAFR 22236, P09-008) consists of photographs and audiovisual materials from annual events and special events held at the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park from 1979-2001. The collection is described...

 
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park events records

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park events records, 1991-2007, (SAFR 23001, HDC 1631), is a compilation of visual communication containing posters, events calendars, brochures, advertisements, programs, invitations, tickets, and a poem titled "Ode to a Scottish Ship" by Stephen Canright,...

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park Facilities and Ships Division photographs and media

The San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park Facilities and Ships Division photographs and media collection, circa 1986-1991 (SAFR 22585, P91-071) consists of photographs and media created by San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park staff during the course of their work...

 
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park holdings of the San Francisco News-Call Bulletin newspaper photographs

This collection chiefly consists of photographic prints from the shipping and maritime-related files of and its predecessors, and which were daily newspapers of San Francisco, Calif.

 
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park records

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park records, 1985-2000 (SAFR 23385, HDC 1642) consists of documents related to the preservation and rehabilitation of vessels and facilities at the park, information about external reports, and a cooperating agreement. The collection has been...

 
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park records

The San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park Records, 1967-1992 (SAFR 23384, HDC 1641) consists of files about the restoration and maintenance of Park vessels and the donkey engine. The collection has been processed to the file level and is open...

 
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park reports

The San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park reports, 1992, 2001, 2002 (SAFR 23111, HDC 1639) consists of three bound reports on conditions investigations and waterproofing of the Maritime Museum building (Aquatic Park Bathhouse), a schematic design report of the Maritime...

 
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park staffing document

The San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park staffing document (SAFR 23813, HDC 1657) consists of a large (34" x 15") rolled organizational chart, dated January 18, 2001.

 
San Francisco Maritime State Historic Park photograph collection

The San Francisco Maritime State Historic Park photograph collection, 1965-1975, (SAFR 23858, P91-067) is comprised mainly of photographs of ALMA (built 1891; scow schooner), C.A. THAYER (built 1895; schooner, 3m), EUREKA (built 1890; paddle ferry), and WAPAMA (built 1915; steam...

 
San Francisco Maritime State Historic Park photographs and motion picture

The San Francisco Maritime State Historic Park photographs and motion picture collection, 1956-1977 (SAFR 22247, P91-078) consists of photographs and media created by San Francisco Maritime State Historic Park staff during the course of their work from 1956-1977 and several...

 
San Francisco Museum of Science and Industry Records

Files of the San Francisco Museum of Science & Industry-Marine Section, predecessor of the San Francisco Maritime Museum (1940-1953). This collection of correspondence files was originally divided into two sections, subject and general (1940-1949). The files were left in their...

 
San Francisco Newspaper scrapbook

San Francisco Newspaper scrapbook (SAFR 17125, HDC 282) dates from 1927 to 1928 and covers society and news items from the San Francisco Chronicle, the San Francisco Examiner, the San Francisco Bulletin and the San Francisco News. The collection is...

 
San Francisco Yacht Club photographs

The San Francisco Yacht Club photographs, circa 1900-1960s, bulk 1920s-1930s, (SAFR 23371, P74-041L) are comprised of one photograph album of yacht club member studio portraits and several photographs of Belvedere Cove, California and the San Francisco Yacht Club. The collection...

 
San Francisco Yacht Club records

The San Francisco Yacht Club records (SAFR 4834, HDC 645) contains materials dating from 1880 to 1958. The bulk of the materials date from 1926 to 1932. The collection contains yearbooks, scrapbooks, souvenir programs, brochures, articles, clippings, illustrations and sketches,...

 
San Leandro (built 1923; ferry) records

San Leandro (built 1923; ferry) records, 1955-1956, (SAFR 22683, HDC 1624), consists of three documents: daily time report (blank), dated July 8, 1955; a list of work to be done, dated May 2, 1956; and a list of repairs to...

 
Santa Barbara (steam schooner) and Wellesley (steam schooner) logbooks and papers

Santa Barbara (steam schooner) and Wellesley (steam schooner) logbooks and papers (SAFR 16463, HDC 180) consists of two engineers logbooks each for the steam schooners SANTA BARBARA and WELLESLEY. Both vessels were involved in the coastal lumber trade and travelled...

 
Santa Barbara (steam schooner) engineers logbooks

Santa Barbara (steam schooner) engineers logbooks (SAFR 16462, HDC 179) consist of two volumes dated 1925 to 1926. They were kept by chief engineer G. Hansen. The vessel, carrying lumber, traversed the Pacific Coast between San Pedro at the southern...

 
Santa Barbara (steam schooner) logbooks

Santa Barbara (steam schooner) logbooks (SAFR 16461, HDC 178) consist of two engineers and one ship log for the steam schooner SANTA BARBARA on numerous voyages between San Francisco, San Pedro, Oregon, Washington and Alaska from 1906 to 1921. The...

 
Scammon (Captain Charles) records

Captain Charles Scammon records (SAFR 17257, HDC 340) contain Scammon's private journal (a typescript and a carbon copy) written between 1865 and 1866 while leading an expedition to Alaska and Siberia on behalf of the Treasury Department and Western Union...

 
Schaeffer ( F.J.) bills of lading

F.J. Schaeffer bills of lading (SAFR 13554, HDC 9) includes four bills of lading: two from Sutton & Company, one from Randolph M. Cooley and the last one is unidentified.

 
Scott (John T.) photograph collection

The John T. Scott photograph collection, circa 1900-1916, (SAFR 23364, P78-307a) is comprised of photographs related to Union Iron Works in San Francisco, California, and Moore & Scott Iron Works in Oakland, California. The collection has been processed to the...

 
Scott (John T.) photograph collection

The John T. Scott photograph collection, 1856-1923, bulk 1890-1905 (SAFR 23362, P79-072a) is comprised of a photograph album and loose photographic prints primarily relating to the Union Iron Works of San Francisco, California. The photographs show various vessels and pieces...

 
Scott (Walter A.) photograph collection

The Walter A. Scott photograph collection, 1877-1939, bulk circa 1900-1935, (SAFR 19105, P83-019a) is comprised mainly of images of pleasure yachts, both sail and power, underway in the San Francisco Bay, California. The collection has been processed to the Item...

 
Scott (Walter A.) photographs

The Walter A. Scott photographs, circa 1900-1910, (SAFR 23845, P79-190a) are comprised of photographs of San Francisco, California, scenes as well as photographs of a steam schooner and a passenger steamship. The collection has been processed to the Item level...

 
Scrapbook of shipping news

Scrapbook of shipping news (SAFR 18471, HDC 135) contains newspaper articles, magazine articles, booklets and reports dating from 1920 to 1928. The collection is available for use without restriction.

 
Scrapbooks of Maritime Events and World War II Naval Action clippings

The Scrapbooks of Maritime Events and World War II Naval Action clippings (SAFR 17242, HDC 325) consists of newspaper articles dating from the 1930s, 1940s and 1960s. There are a total of 26 scrapbooks. The collection is available for use...

 
Sea Foam (built 1905; steam schooner) cargo manifests

Sea Foam (built 1905; steam schooner) cargo manifests (SAFR 13565, HDC 20) contains 34 cargo manifests dating from 1907-1910. The collection is available for research use without restrictions.

 
Sea journal

Sea journal (SAFR 17254, HDC 337) is dated 1873 to 1874. The author is probably James S. McLeod but the vessel is unknown. The journal is about a voyage from Calcutta, India, to Boston. The collection also includes one complete...

 
Sea journals kept by Dr. L.L. Stanley aboard the City of Los Angeles (built 1899; passenger vessel)

The Sea journals kept by Dr. L.L. Stanley aboard the City of Los Angeles (built 1899; passenger vessel) (SAFR 16503, HDC 159) document travel to South America in 1928. Stanley, formerly a physician at San Quentin prison, took this voyage...

Shaw (Captain Loring N.) photographs

The Captain Loring N. Shaw photographs (P85-001, SAFR 17776) consists of 3 photographic portraits of Captain Shaw and his wife from 1849 to 1909.

 
Shaw (Captain Loring N.) reminiscence and newspapers

This collection consists of a reminiscence and three newspapers.

 
Shaw (J. Porter) photograph and postcard collection

This collection primarily depicts various maritime scenes and vessels. While 90% of the postcards have a maritime theme, only about half of these relate to the Pacific Coast. The postcards and photographic prints were collected by J. Porter Shaw as...

 
Shelton (William L.) photograph collection

The William L. Shelton photograph collection, circa 1888-1920, (SAFR 23842, P00-019), is comprised of photographs taken by an unknown Vallejo, California, photographer of vessels, damage from the 1906 San Francisco, California, earthquake and fire, and other topics, likely primarily in...

 
Sheridan (USAT) and Warren (USAT) logbook

Sheridan (USAT) and Warren (USAT) logbook (SAFR 16450, HDC 166) is a rough log, not kept daily, for two U.S. Army transport vessels covering the Pacific during the first World War under the command of Captain Jack Murphy. These vessels...

 
Sherman (F. Barreda) postcard collection

The collection consists of postcards primarily of the Great White Fleet.

 
Shickell (Jack) annotated book and photograph

The Jack Shickell annotated book and photograph, circa 1950-60, (SAFR 22685, HDC 1626), contains of a copy of "Salt-Water Poems and Ballads" by John Masefield, 1960 edition, and a black and white photograph.

 
Shickell (Jack) manuscripts

The Jack Shickell manuscripts collection (HDC 1674, SAFR 23837) consists of 8 manuscripts by Jack Shickell including 1 coauthored with Robert E. Wade, Jr. There are 1 list and 7 short stories, most having a maritime theme. The collection is...

 
Shima (George) photograph and media collection

The George Shima photograph and media collection, 1912-1926, (SAFR 23366, P87-031) is comprised of one photograph and one documentary film related to George Shima, a Japanese immigrant who became a successful farmer in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta region of...

 
Shipbuilding History of the Matthews Family manuscript

Shipbuilding History of the Matthews Family manuscript (SAFR 17184, HDC 289) is a mimeograph copy. This collection also includes photocopies of newsclippings about G.F. Matthews and the company. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
Shipowners & Merchants Towboat Company agreement

The Shipowners & Merchants Towboat Company agreement (SAFR 14040, HDC 46) is comprised of one agreement between Shipowners & Merchant Towboat Company and the Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific, San Francisco Division, regarding wages, overtime, subsistence, hours, working conditions, vacations,...

 
Ships' papers

This collection of Ships' papers (SAFR 13567, HDC 22) includes financial records, bills of lading for various vessels; brochures for Oceanic Steamship Lines, and an account ledger possbily from a commission merchant.

 
Ships' Papers

This collection of Ships' papers (SAFR 13558, HDC 13) consists of various documents that date from 1851 to 1893.

 
Ships' papers

Dating from 1860 to 1905, these Ships' papers (SAFR 13566, HDC 21) contain documents such as vessel bills of sale, mortgages and tonnage reports for 19 different vessels. The collection is available for research use without restrictions.

 
Sievers (Captain Henrik E.) collection

The Captain Henrik E. Sievers collection (SAFR 22131, HDC 1580) is a record of voyages, duties, responsibilities, events, correspondence and commentary about the maritime industry and culture between 1930 and 1993.

Sims (H. Alan) photographs of the Eppleton Hall (built 1914; tugboat)

The H. Alan Sims photographs of Eppleton Hall (built 1914; tugboat), circa 1950s, 1970 March 24 (SAFR 22590, P99-014) consists of 56 color slides (1 folder) of EPPLETON HALL arriving in San Francisco on March 24, 1970. The material has...

 
Sjoberg (John Gustaf) naval architecture and marine engineering drawing and plans collection

John Gustaf Sjoberg naval architecture and marine engineering drawings (SAFR23387; HDC 1648) is open and available for use, with some restrictions as noted. Papers of John Gustaf Sjoberg, engineer for Union Construction Co., and later Pacific Coast Engineering Company. The...

 
Smith (Harold Lee) papers

Harold Lee Smith papers (SAFR 14289, HDC 81) consists of two certificates issued to Harold Lee Smith in 1926. The first is a certificate of service to able seaman No. 149887 and the second is a certificate of efficiency to...

 
Sommer (Frank J.) photographs

The collection consists of 8 photographs depicting and related to the sea life of Capt. Frank J. Sommer.

 
Sonered (Captain Peter O. ) papers

Captain Peter O. Sonered papers (SAFR 17103, HDC 228) consists of a personal letter, a license and two news clippings dating from 1908 to 1913. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
Sorensen (A.H.) logbook and pamphlets

A.H. Sorensen Logbook and pamphlets (SAFR 14267, HDC 57) consists of one logbook and ten Notices to Mariners pamphlets dating between 1978-1933. The logbook records the exercises Sorensen did to practice navigation calculations. The pamphlets give the correction of sailing...

 
Sorensen (Captain A.H.) papers

The Captain A.H. Sorensen papers (SAFR 17608, HDC 37) is comprised of correspondence, letters of reference, newsclippings and other papers regarding the Captain's career from 1924 to 1938. The collection is processed and is open for use.

 
Southern Pacific Company Harbor Master daily journals

Southern Pacific Company Harbor Master daily journals (SAFR 16448, HDC 164) are photocopies of six volumes for the ferry AMADOR as she traversed the route between Vallejo Junction, South Vallejo and North Vallejo.The journals were kept by Captain Charles R....

 
Southern Pacific Company records

The Southern Pacific Company records (SAFR 18486, HDC 150) includes rate and tariff schedules and correspondence regarding ferryboats. The documents date from 1908 to 1935. The collection is available for use without restriction.

 
Southern Pacific Golden Gate Ferries photograph collection

The Southern Pacific Golden Gate Ferries photograph collection, 1916-1932, (SAFR 24250, P14-001) is comprised of photographs of two groups of men, one associated with the Pacific Coast Steamship Company and one of representatives from various steamship companies that were part...

 
Spartan (built 1874; ship, 3m) papers

The items in this collection, SPARTAN (built 1874; ship, 3m) papers (SAFR 13563, HDC 18) are a ship register and a list of crew members both dated 1897. The collection is available for use without restriction.

 
Specifications for the Construction of a Steel Cargo Steamer

Specifications for the Construction of a Steel Cargo Steamer (SAFR 18490, HDC 192) for the U.S. Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation by the Skinner & Eddy Corporation of Seattle, Washington dated May 1917. The collection is available for research use...

 
Spiro (R. Leon) poems and other material

R. Leon Spiro poems and other material includes 34 poems written by Spiro and four pages from maritime magazines. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
Spun Yarn typescript by Jack Shickell

Spun Yarn typescript by Jack Shickell (SAFR 17192, HDC 297) consists of a preface and five chapters. It is a memoir of his experiences at sea. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
St. Helens Shipbuilding Company contract for the Thistle (built 1917; schooner)

St. Helens Shipbuilding Company contract for the Thistle (built 1917; schooner) (SAFR 17223, HDC 316) contains one contract for the THISTLE. There is also the original contract envelope and a desk memo from August 1922. The collection is available for...

 
Stafford (Mercedes) postcard collection

The collection consists of 4 color postcards, all involving San Francisco Bay maritime scenes.

 
Star of Italy (built 1877; ship, 3m) certificate

The Star of Italy (built 1877; ship, 3m) certificate (SAFR 14294, HDC 86) is from Lloyd's Register of British and Foreign Shipping. It is dated January 11, 1887. It certifies that the STAR OF ITALY is from Belfast, bound for...

 
Star of Scotland (built 1887; schooner, 6m) records

Star of Scotland (built 1887; schooner, 6m) records (SAFR 17231, HDC 243) includes, correspondence relating to the purchase, outfitting, manning, loading and voyage of the STAR OF SCOTLAND. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
State Board Harbor Commission Chief Engineer Frank G. White records

State Board Harbor Commission Chief Engineer Frank G. White records (SAFR 17393, HDC 260) consists of five notebooks and a report with an oversize item stored separately. The notebooks contain information about the West Berkeley Causeway in 1927, the San...

 
Stoddard (Charles H.) papers

The Charles H. Stoddard papers (SAFR 16122, HDC 145) consists of three series of documents. The first series are financial records that appear to concern Stoddard's personal investments. Series two are notebooks on mechanical engineering, kept while Stoddard was a...

 
Strebel (John) postcards, records and other material

John Strebel postcards, records and other material (SAFR 23863, HDC 1678) document a portion of Strebel's career as a German American seagoing baker. The collection includes a photocopy of four Company Muster Roll entries for Strebel from the 35th Regiment...

 
Strucinski (Mitchell) collection

The Mitchell Struciniski collection, 1861-1976 (SAFR 23838, HDC 1675) is comprised of a variety of maritime-related records and ephemera. The collection has been processed to the file unit level and is available for research without restriction.

 
Summerset (schooner) bill of lading

The item in this collection, Summerset (schooner) bill of lading (SAFR 13562, HDC 17) dated 1796 for the schooner SUMMERSET. It is available for use without restriction.

 
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Tapley family photograph album and photographs

The Tapley family photograph album and photographs, circa 1885-1900, (SAFR 23363, P82-080) are comprised of one photograph album of one or several voyages of Captain Robert M. Tapley and his wife, Agnes, aboard ST. JAMES (built 1883; bark, 3m) and...

 
Templar (built 1858; ship, 3m) logbook

TEMPLAR (built 1858; ship, 3m) logbook (SAFR 14268, HDC 58) consists of one logbook and a photocopy of the logbook recording the voyages of the TEMPLAR. The first voyage departs from Calcutta on January 26 and arrives in Liverpool on...

 
Thickens (Dudley) photographs

The Dudley Thickens photographs (P06-030, SAFR 22582) contains approximately 3,450 photographs and 0.4 linear feet of manuscripts concerning vessels in the San Francisco Bay and other locations, along with photographs of lighthouses, transportation, family and other subjects. The documents consist...

 
Thickens (Dudley) World Ship Society papers

The Dudley Thickens' World Ship Society papers (SAFR 2381, HDC 1658) consist of the files related to Mr. Thickens tenure as the West Coast representative of the World Ship Society from approximately 1963 through 1985.

 
Thirty South Latitude poem

Thirty South Latitude (SAFR24141, HDC1679) is a poem by Jack Shickell. This typed poem was published in the Shipping Register in 1921-1922. It is signed in ink by the author. This item is available for research use.

Thompson (Arthur J.) photographs

The Arthur J. Thompson photographs, 1939-1973, bulk 1958-1963, (SAFR 22584, P95-012) consists of 4,600 photographs (5.25 linear feet) of domestic and foreign vessels, military and merchant, primarily in the San Francisco Bay, but also including other locations, and Thompson's detailed...

 
Thompson (Captain) poems and illustrations

The Captain Thompson collection (SAFR 17607, HDC 35) is comprised of a variety of poems and illustrations about sailors on the 'Goodship K', circa 1915. Illustrations and poems are drawn on the unprinted side of accounting log sheets from the...

 
Thompson (Captain William T.) papers

The Captain William T. Thompson papers (SAFR 13571, HDC 25) is comprised of a logbook, cargo manifest, letter from Rebecca Plummer to her mother, lineage of Abigail Low, newspaper clippings, and newspaper article from the Pacific dated 1887. The collection...

 
Thompson (Charles J.) postcards

The collection consists of 2 black-and-white photographic postcards related to shipwrecks and life-saving.

 
Thomsen (Captain Dan) records and documents concerning Steam Tug Hercules

The Captain Dan Thomsen records and documents concerning Steam Tug Hercules (SAFR 17112, HDC 237) are dated from 1907 to 1951. The items include the original 1908 logbook kept by Captain Thomsen during the HERCULES epic maiden voyage from Camden,...

 
Thrasher (barkentine) logbook

The Thrasher (barkentine) logbook (HDC 190, SAFR 16473) was kept by Andrew B. Townsend for a 1919 voyage of the barkentine THRASHER on a voyage between San Francisco and New Plymouth, New Zealand carrying lumber and gasoline. The Captain for...

 
Tiesler (Herbert H.) papers

Herbert H. Tiesler papers (SAFR 17399, HDC263) contains three illustrated sea journals in German with original drawings, a "memorandum book" in English, a travel notebook in German, a number of items including letters and official documents, a typescript in English...

 
Tiesler (Herbert) papers

The Herbert Tiesler papers (SAFR 17614, HDC 48) is comprised of 12 items spanning the years 1914-1942. The documents include newspaper clippings about ferries returning to San Francisco Bay, a drawing, a manuscript written in German, letters congratulating Tiesler on...

 
Tiesler (Herbert) papers

The Herbert Tiesler papers (SAFR 17615, HDC 49) are comprised of three photocopied items: a letter dated 1909 from Tiesler's parents giving him permission to go to sea, a letter of praise from Tiesler's supervisor dated 1936 and a lifeboat...

 
Tongass (steam schooner) logbooks

Tongass (steam schooner) logbooks (SAFR 14288, HDC 80) consists of 9 logbooks for voyages from Seattle to Northeast Alaska, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, and Everett, Washington. The entries are in columns and record time by clock, name of headland or...

 
Tooker (Richard) Photographs

The collection consists of photographs from Richard Tooker's research papers on West Coast shipping.

 
Tornquist (Captain Adolph) photograph collection

The Captain Adolph Tornquist photograph collection, 1906-1966, bulk 1940-1953, (SAFR 23846, P95-037), is comprised mainly of photographs of Adolph Tornquist during his career on Southern Pacific Company ferries in the San Francisco Bay Area, California.

 
Torrance (Captain John T.) personal photographs

The Captain John T. Torrance personal photographs, 1901-1973 (SAFR 22230, P09-003) consists of photographic prints, copy negatives and photograph albums concerning the life and working career of Captain John T. Torrance. The collection has been processed to the file and...

 
Transportation companies receipts

Transportation companies receipts, 1889-1916, (SAFR 22229, HDC 1622), consists of records of expenses relating to transportation services in the Bay Area.

 
Transports and Battleships logbook and a logbook of vessel disasters

Transports and Battleships logbook and a logbook of vessel disasters (SAFR 18469, HDC 130) is a collection of two logbooks. This collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
The Trimountain Bugle newsletter

The Trimountain (built 1919; screw tanker) (SAFR 14038, HDC 44) record collection consists of a page (one page) of shipboard news entitled the "The Trimountain Bugle."

 
A trip around the world typescript

A trip around the world typescript, 1937, (SAFR 22682, HDC 1623), consists of one bound volume titled "A Trip around the World."

 
Tuft (Captain James ) papers

This collection includes correspondence, reports on voyages from seamen and ship documents.

 
Typescript of California Gold Rush Fleet

Typescript of California Gold Rush Fleet (SAFR 23807, HDC 1651) is a copy of a typescript entitled, California Gold Rush Fleet: Vessels Sailing From the East Coast of the United States and Canada, December 7, 1848 - December 31, 1849,...

 
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Ukiah (built 1890; ferry) inspection records

This collection, the UKIAH (built 1890; ferry) inspection records (SAFR 13556, HDC 11), consists of ten inspection documents for the UKIAH dated 1911 to 1912.

 
Union (paddle steamer) cargo manifests

The UNION (built 1849; side wheel paddle steamer) cargo manifests (SAFR 13551, HDC 6) consists of three documents dated April 20, 1931, April 20, 1851 and June 27, 1851.

 
United Brotherhood of the South Sea Islands records

The United Brotherhood of the South Sea Islands records (SAFR 17619, HDC 76) comprises correspondence, petitions, statements, crew lists, sea journals, financial papers and newspaper clippings relating to the group's incorporation, acquisition of the PERCY EDWARD (built 1866; brig), the...

 
United States Navy Department records

The United States Navy Department records, (SAFR 14274, HDC 66) comprises the Report on Marine Condensers; and on Corrosion and Deposits in Steam Boilers, Made Under Orders of the Secretary of the Navy, by J.C. Cresson and J.H. Alexander, Philadelphia,...

 
United States Shipping Commissioner wage book

United States Shipping Commissioner wage book (SAFR13564, HDC 19) is dated 1905. It contains information on the pay and allowances of seamen. The item is available for research use without restrictions.

 
U.S. Navy boarding book for the Port of San Francisco

U.S. Navy boarding book for the Port of San Francisco (SAFR 17233, HDC 245) is dated 1919 to 1932. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
U.S. Navy Launch logbooks

U.S. Navy Launch logbooks (SAFR 18481, HDC 132) consists of ten logbooks of launch transport between Alameda Naval Air Station and Hunter's Point Naval Station in San Francisco, California. The launches were referred to as #1 BOAT, #2 BOAT and...

 
U.S. War Department Flood Control Sacramento-San Joaquin Basin Streams of California survey reports

U.S. War Department Flood Control Sacramento-San Joaquin Basin Streams of California survey reports (SAFR 17107, HDC 232) include two unbound original reports numbered 124 and 126. Both are dated 1945 February 1. The collection is available for research use without...

 
U.S.Public Health Service Hospital records

U.S.Public Health Service Hospital records (SAFR 18581, HDC 99) consist of four volumes: records of the Marine Hiospital and Custom House, a register of permits to enter the hospital and two medical officers' journals describing the quarantine program on Angel...

 
USS Uruguay (built 1928; passenger liner) survey report

The USS Uruguay (built 1928; passenger liner) survey report (SAFR 23827, HDC 1668) consists of copy number 6 of the comprehensive January 1946 survey and report of the condition of the USS URUGUAY.

 
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Vessel plans and chart

The vessel plans and chart, 1934-1953 (HDC 1673, SAFR 23836) is comprised of a 6 sheet plans set for LEON (built 1880; brigantine), a plan for a topsail schooner, and a World War II era stream drift chart. The collection...

 
Victoria (passenger vessel) logbook

The Victoria (passenger vessel) logbook (SAFR 16481, HDC 201) consists of one ship's logbook with entries from September 24, 1902 to January 25, 1903.

 
Visser (Dirk) Certificate and Discharge book

Dirk Visser Discharge book (SAFR 14293, HDC 85) consists of one certificate and discharge employment service bureau book, issued under the authority of the Pacific American Steamship Association and the Shipowner's Association of the Pacific Coast. Records the seaman's service...

 
Voyage from California to Washington Territory

Voyage from California to Washington Territory (SAFR 17193, HDC 298) was based on a two-part letter by Cornelia Experience Comstock Jenner dated 5 and 11 December 1876. The voyage dates were 19 November to 10 December 1876. In addition, there...

 
Voyage to California from the Port of Boston in the ship Masconomo

The sea journal titled Voyage to California from the Port of Boston in the ship Masconomo (SAFR 14025, HDC 110) covers the period from January 1, 1853 to June 13, 1853 in 183 entries (one per day). The master of...

 
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W. H. Talbot (built 1891; schooner, 4m) logbook and newspaper clipping

W. H. Talbot (built 1891; schooner, 4m) logbook and newspaper clipping (SAFR 16449, HDC 165) includes a ship's log kept by mate O.E. Beden. He recorded nautical calculations of the voyages between Port Townsend and Shanghai. The collection is available...

 
Wagner (Jack R.) papers

The Jack R. Wagner papers (SAFR 23825, HDC 1666) consist of 5 short maritime related manuscripts written by Jack R. Wagner with associated research materials, and 2 small files of research material for 2 more unwritten manuscripts.

 
Wakeman (Captain Edgar) papers

Captain Edgar Wakeman papers (SAFR 17621, HDC 116) contains correspondence, logbooks and a wide variety of paper ephemera from 45 years of maritime service. The collection is available for reference use without restriction.

 
Walker (Charles Heussy) collection

The Charles Heussy Walker collection, 1897-1906 (SAFR 23817, HDC 1661) collection consists of 3 letters of introduction for Charles Heussy Walker, who was dispatched to provide relief for Pacific Steam Whaling Company whalers whose vessels were ice bound in Point...

 
Walsh (James R.) sketchbook

The James R. Walsh sketchbook (SAFR 14314, HDC 107) is comprised of 42 pages of captioned sketches of people, mostly passengers of the ZEALANDIA or the CITY OF SYDNEY. Also there are depictions of places such as Honolulu, Tutuila Islands,...

 
Walsh (Stuart P.) collection

The Stuart P. Walsh collection (HDC 1320, SAFR 21383) consists of logbooks; letters and newspaper clippings, a Coast Guard operator's license and photographs.

 
Wanderbird (yacht) logbooks and papers

Wanderbird (yacht) logbooks and papers (SAFR 16464, HDC 181) includes six rough logs and various loose pages that record weather conditions, location, passengers and other vessels as well as humourous entries for events and occurences. Warwick Tomkins was the master...

 
Watts (Captain Charles A.) rough logook

The Captain Charles A. Watts rough logbook (SAFR 16489, HDC 209) is for the calendar year 1919.

 
Watts (Captain Charles) personal papers and records

Captain Charles Watts personal papers and records (SAFR 17230, HDC 242) consists of correspondence, licenses, letters of recommendation, a short story manuscript, certificates, telegrams, photographs, publications and identity cards belonging to Watts. The collection is available for research use without...

 
Wayland (George H.) naval architectural drawings

The George H. Wayland plans collection (HDC 1534) contains 721 items, the majority of which are original pencil on paper naval architectural drawings of yachts and smaller motor craft designed by George H. Wayland between 1921 to 1947. Most are...

 
Westerholm, (Victor W.) papers

The Victor W. Westerholm papers, 1918-1947 (SAFR 23106, HDC 1634) is comprised of professional papers from Westerholm's career as a seaman.

 
Western Pipe and Steel Company C3 Manual for Mold Lines

Western Pipe and Steel Company C3 Manual for Mold Lines (SAFR 23861, HDC 1646) consists of a small paper bound volume with the title "C3 MANUAL" stamped on the front cover. It measures about 4 by 6 inches and has...

 
Willcox (Robert Edwin) photograph and postcard collection

The Robert Edwin Willcox photograph and postcard collection, 1890-1989, bulk 1960-1988, (SAFR 24246, P96-039) is comprised mainly of photographs and postcards of West Coast and Pacific Ocean passenger steamships. The collection has been processed to the Item level and is...

 
Winfield S. Stratton (built 1943; freighter) records

The Winfield S. Stratton (built 1943; freighter) records (SAFR 17251, HDC 334) consists of one pamphlet titled "EC 2-5-C1 Design Cargo Vessel." It contains miscellaneous information for the liberty ship WINFIELD S. STRATTON (built 1943; freighter) built by Permanente Metals...

 
Wray Castle ledger

Wray Castle ledger (SAFR 14286, HDC 78) was prepared by the F.C. Danson & Company Average Adjusters of Liverpool and London for the owner of the WRAY CASTLE from 1906 to 1907. It begins with an index followed by four...

 
Wright (Clarence) photograph collection

The Clarence Wright photograph collection, circa 1930s, (SAFR 23372, P77-013) is comprised of two photographs of yachting on the San Francisco Bay, California. The collection has been processed to the Item level and is open for use.

 
Writings about Codfishing

Writings about Codfishing (SAFR 17108, HDC 233) consists of five items that are listed here. A copy of an article titled "Fresh Water in Bering Sea" by Captain Ed Shields, undated, from an unidentified publication. "Codfishery to Oceanographic Center, 1877-1967,...

 
Wulfschmidt (Knut) and Pacific (freighter) photographs

This collection consists of 18 photographs from aboard the freighter PACIFIC from 1910-1920.

 
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Yacht Racing Association of San Francisco Bay audiovisual materials and photographs

The Yacht Racing Association of San Francisco Bay audiovisual materials and photographs, approximately 1981-1991, (SAFR 23378, P10-002) are comprised mainly of instructional materials for Yacht Racing Association of San Francisco Bay committee members and documentation of yacht sailing races held...

 
Yacht Racing Association records

The Yacht Racing Association records, 1948-1985 (SAFR 5321, HDC 644) is comprised of business records, meeting minutes, correspondence, race applications and results.The collection has been processed to the file unit level and is open for use without restrictions.

 
Yacht Racing Association records

The Yacht Racing Association records. 1972-2002, (SAFR 21689, HDC 1650) contains business records, correspondence, race results and entry forms. The collection is processed to the file unit level and is available for use without restrictions.

 
Yacht Racing Association records

The Yacht Racing Association records, 1947-1962 (SAFR 4859, HDC 646), is comprised mainly of newsletters, announcements and scrapbooks from San Francisco Bay area yacht clubs. Don Seaton, the Recorder for the Yacht Racing Association was the compiler. The collection is...

 
Yachting Club ephemera

Yachting Club ephemera (SAFR 17260, HDC 343) contains a fund-raising letter from the Corinthian Yacht Club (from 1930), and the following yachting programs and race instructions: Corinthian Yacht Club program (1939); Golden Gate International Exposition Regatta invitation and program (1939);...

 
Yardley (Captain George Warner) records

The Captain George Warner Yardley records SAFR 14306, HDC 98) consists of official documents, a scrapbook, and news clippings.

 
York (Captain L. W. ) document

Captain L. W. York document dated April 16, 1959, (SAFR 23003, HDC 1633), is a carbon copy with original signature of R. L. Bucholz, Marine Personnel Manager of the Joshua Hendy Corporation.

 
York (ship) bills

York (ship) bills (SAFR 17386, HDC 253) are for refitting the YORK in 1835. Each one is signed by R. Waterman. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

 
Yukon stern-wheelers postcard collection

This collection of 8 postcards of Yukon stern-wheelers.

 
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Zealous (built 1844; bark) cargo manifests

The ZEALOUS (built 1844; bark) cargo manifests (SAFR 13552, HDC 7) consists of three cargo manifests for British bark ZEALOUS all dated 1851 August 12 for a voyage from Lisbon to San Francisco.