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A guide to the Niles (passenger vessel) records, 1920-1931
HDC0137 (SAFR 14276)  
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  • Historical or Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Content
  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: Niles (passenger vessel) records
    Date: 1920-1931
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0137 (SAFR 14276)
    Physical Description: 4 items.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: 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 course, latitude and longitude, winds, weather conditions, searches, crew matters and a few incidents. In addition to the logbooks, there is a receipt and a port facilities form. This collection is open for use without restriction.
    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

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    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], HDC0137 (SAFR 14276), Niles (passenger vessel) records, 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

    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 course, latitude and longitude, winds, weather conditions, searches, crew matters and a few incidents. In addition to the logbooks, there is a receipt and a port facilities form. This collection is open for use without restriction.

    Collection Arrangement

    Four items are arranged into two folders.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Death at sea
    Injury on shipboard
    Burial at sea
    Kingsley, Captain S.
    China Mail Steamship Company (San Francisco, CA)
    Logbooks