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A guide to the Petrel (schooner) logbook, 1849
HDC0111 (SAFR 14026)  
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  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: Petrel (schooner) logbook
    Date: 1849
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0111 (SAFR 14026)
    Creator: Unknown
    Physical Description: 1 item.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: 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 may have been Robert Pennington. The chronometer book gives reading, longitude and latitude and seldom comments on weather and sail. The cash book notes daily expenditures and balances. There is a photocopy of a page from the "Quarterly of the Society of Pioneers" dated 31 December 1924. The article is titled "Harbormaster's list of arrivals March 26, 1949 to December 30, 1849." The volume is available for research use without restriction.
    Physical Location: San Francisco Maritime NHP, Historic Documents Department
    Language(s): In English.

    Access

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    Publication and Use Rights

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    Processing Note

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    Preferred Citation

    [Item description], [Location within collection organization identified by Collection Number/Series Number/File Unit Number/Item Number], HDC0111 (SAFR 14026), Petrel (schooner) logbook, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Acquisition Information

    SAFR-00001
    This collection was transferred from Golden Gate National Recreation Area to San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.

    Historical or Biographical Note

    This finding aid does not have an agency history, biography, or historical note.

    Collection Scope and Content

    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 may have been Robert Pennington. The chronometer book gives reading, longitude and latitude and seldom comments on weather and sail. The cash book notes daily expenditures and balances. There is a photocopy of a page from the "Quarterly of the Society of Pioneers" dated 31 December 1924. The article is titled "Harbormaster's list of arrivals March 26, 1949 to December 30, 1849." The volume is available for research use without restriction.

    Collection Arrangement

    This collection consists of one volume.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gold Rush--California--1840-1850
    Petrel (schooner)
    Logbook