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Guide to the San Diego Harbor Pilots Collection MS 233
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Description
This collection contains San Diego Harbor Pilots’ logs and receipts, covering harbor activities from 1888 to 1946.
Background
San Diego’s harbor was and still is an attractive location for shipping as ships from all over the world move cargo from one port to the next. In the late 19th century, the cargo generally included coal, lumber, ore, grains, or general merchandise. San Diego received mariners from Australia, England, Canada, China, Chile, and all areas of the United States. The vast majority of ships were flagged under Britain or the U.S., but others were flags included Japan, Germany, Italy, and Norway.
Extent
1.0 Linear feet (1 box)
Restrictions
The San Diego History Center (SDHC) holds the copyright to any unpublished materials. SDHC Library regulations do apply.
Availability
This collection is open for research.