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A guide to the Captain A.H. Durkee journals from voyages on the Vortigern (built 1892, screw schooner), 1905-1907
HDC0200 (SAFR 16480)  
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  • Title: Captain A.H. Durkee journals from voyages on the Vortigern (built 1892, screw schooner)
    Date: 1905-1907
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0200 (SAFR 16480)
    Creator: Unknown
    Physical Description: 2 items.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: Captain A.H. Durkee journals from voyages on the Vortigern (built 1892, screw schooner) (SAFR 16480, HDC 200) is comprised of two journals.
    Physical Location: San Francisco Maritime NHP, Historic Documents Department
    Language(s): In English.

    Access

    This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.

    Publication and Use Rights

    Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

    Processing Note

    The descriptions in this collection guide were compiled using the best available sources of information. Such sources include the creator's annotations or descriptions, collection accession files, primary and secondary source material and subject matter experts. While every effort was made to provide accurate information, in the event that you find any errors in this guide please contact the reference staff in order for us to evaulate and make corrections to this guide.
    Please cite the title and collection number in any correspondence with our staff.

    Preferred Citation

    [Item description], [Location within collection organization identified by Collection Number/Series Number/File Unit Number/Item Number], HDC0200 (SAFR 16480), Captain A.H. Durkee journals from voyages on the Vortigern (built 1892, screw schooner), 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

    Captain A.H. Durkee journals from voyages on the Vortigern (built 1892, screw schooner) (SAFR 16480, HDC 200) is comprised of two journals.
    Daily notes are recorded in pocket-sized diaries for the years 1905 and 1907. The first volume from 1905 contains accounts for voyages between Glasgow, Natal, Rotterdam, Calcutta, Naples and other ports. The second volume from 1907 has personal memoranda and records work done by the crew, payments, arrival and departure times and location for voyages between Glasgow, Cardiff, Newport News, Curacao and other ports in the Caribbean and the United States.The collection is open and ready for use without restrictions.

    Collection Arrangement

    This collection has two items.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Diaries
    Ship captains
    Ocean travel
    Vortigern (built 1892, screw schooner)
    Caribbean Area
    account books
    Sea journal