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A guide to the Montara (freighter) rough logbook, 1905
HDC0188 (SAFR 16471)  
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  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: Montara (freighter) rough logbook
    Date: 1905
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0188 (SAFR 16471)
    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: Montara (freighter) rough logbook (HDC 188, SAFR 16471) documents two voyages between San Francisco and the Soviet Union. The master was Captain Thomas "Foghorn" Reilly and they were carrying arms, ammunition, food and fur for the Pacific Coast Steamship Company. The item is available for 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

    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.
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    Preferred Citation

    [Item description], [Location within collection organization identified by Collection Number/Series Number/File Unit Number/Item Number], HDC0188 (SAFR 16471), Montara (freighter) rough 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

    Montara (freighter) rough logbook (HDC 188, SAFR 16471) documents two voyages between San Francisco and the Soviet Union. The master was Captain Thomas "Foghorn" Reilly and they were carrying arms, ammunition, food and fur for the Pacific Coast Steamship Company. The item is available for use without restriction.
    On August 16, 1905, during the second voyage, an incident is described that occurred while in harbor at Bering Island. Two Japanese Man-of-War came and took charge of town and the MONTANA was ordered to go to Yokosuke.There, the Master and first officer received orders that the vessel was to go to Yokohama. However, they stayed for a trial.
    Glued inside the front cover is a news article titled "Captain Thomas Reilly Enters His Last Port," that documents his career. With the exception of the above noted entry, the log contains weather, watches and compass readings.

    Collection Arrangement

    This is a collection of a single item.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905
    Sea poetry
    Blockade
    Reilly, Thomas
    Pacific Coast Steamship Company
    Logbook