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A guide to the Canton (built 1835; bark) sea journal, 30 March - 3 October 1849
HDC0139 (SAFR 14307)  
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  • Publication and Use Rights
  • Processing Note
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Historical or Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Content
  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: Canton (built 1835; bark) sea journal
    Date: 30 March - 3 October 1849
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0139 (SAFR 14307)
    Physical Description: 1 item.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: 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 and Neptune's visit. The voyage included a stop at the Galapagos Islands. The volume is available for reference 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], HDC0139 (SAFR 14307), Canton (built 1835; bark) sea journal, 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

    The bark CANTON was built in Baltimore, Maryland in 1835. She was lost off the Azores in 1911.

    Collection Scope and Content

    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 and Neptune's visit. The voyage included a stop at the Galapagos Islands. The volume is available for reference without restriction.

    Collection Arrangement

    This is a collection of a single item.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Crossing the line
    Bradford, Daniel Flint
    Canton (built 1835; bark)
    Galapagos Islands
    Sea journal