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A guide to the Walter P. Miller photographs, circa 1920-1932
P77-028a (SAFR 23359)  
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Box 1; Nitrate Storage

Series 1.  Vessels, circa 1920-1932

Extent: 134 EA

Scope and Content Note

46 photographs (134 physical forms: 44 nitrate negatives, 44 contact positives, 46 copy negatives)
Box 1; Nitrate Storage

Item No. 01.  Tusitala (built 1883; full-rigged ship, 3m) underway off Cape Flattery, view off port quarter, 1926

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 4 x 5 in. 1 copy negative, 4 x 5 in. "31" and "8374" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 8374. Vessel has sails set. "New York," is visible on the stern. Several people are visible on deck.
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Item No. 02.  Tusitala (built 1883; full-rigged ship, 3m) underway, view off starboard bow, 1926

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 4 x 5 in. 1 copy negative, 4 x 5 in. "25" and "8375" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 8375. Vessel has sails set, listing slightly to the port side.
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Item No. 03.  Tusitala (built 1883; full-rigged ship, 3m) underway, port broadside view, 1926

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 7 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "14" and "8376" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 8376. Vessel has sails set, view of the hull is blocked by waves; only masts, rigging, sails, bowsprit and the foredeck are visible. Similar to Item number 04, this photograph is a closer view.
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Item No. 04.  Tusitala (built 1883; full-rigged ship, 3m) underway, port broadside view, 1926

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 7 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "13" and "8377" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 8377. Vessel has sails set, view of the hull blocked by waves; only masts, rigging, sails, bowsprit and the foredeck are visible. Similar to Item number 03, this photograph was taken from further away.
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Item No. 05.  Tusitala (built 1883; full-rigged ship, 3m) underway, view off starboard quarter, 1926

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 7 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "4," "8380" and "1926" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 8378. Vessel has sails set, with her name visible on the stern. The vessel from which Miller took the photograph is visible in the foreground.
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Item No. 06.  Tusitala (built 1883; full-rigged ship, 3m) underway, view off port quarter, 1926

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 7 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "8378" and "Tusitala" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 8380. Vessel has sails set, with her name visible on the stern. Vessel from which Miller took the photograph is visible in the foreground.
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Item No. 07.  Tusitala (built 1883; full-rigged ship, 3m) underway, port broadside view, 1926

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 7 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "8383-A" and "15" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 8383-A. Vessel has sails set.
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Item No. 08.  Tusitala (built 1883; full-rigged ship, 3m) underway, view off port bow, 1926

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 7 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "8383-B" and "9" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 8383-B. Vessel has sails set, with sea birds in the air above.
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Item No. 09.  Tusitala (built 1883; full-rigged ship, 3m) underway, port broadside view, 1926

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 7 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "8383-D" and "18" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 8383-D. Vessel has sails set.
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Item No. 10.  Forest Friend (barkentine, 5m) underway, view off port bow, 1927 May 9

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 7 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "9 May 1927," "Forest Friend," "8555" and "21" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 8555. Most of the stem is also apparent in this view. Sails are set.

Related Material

SFMNHP Classified photograph collection: J07.08989p
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Item No. 11.  Forest Friend (barkentine, 5m) underway, port broadside view, 1927 May 9

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 7 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "Copyright 1927" written on the image. "Forest Friend" and "8556" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 8556. Vessel has sails set and a deck load of lumber. This is a closer view than Item number 12.

Related Material

SFMNHP Classified photograph collection: J07.08988p, J07.08989n
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Item No. 12.  Forest Friend (barkentine, 5m) underway, port broadside view, 1927 May 9

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 7 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "8558," "Forest Friend," "6" and "1927" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 8558. Vessel is under full sail. This is a wider view than Item number 11.
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Item No. 13.  Roosevelt (built 1905; tugboat) with Conqueror (built 1918; barkentine, 4m) in tow, 1927 April

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 7 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "8559" written on the image. "April 1927," "Conqueror" and "8559" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 8559. ROOSEVELT is out in front, view off starboard bow and view of CONQUEROR off port bow.

Related Material

SFMNHP Classified photograph collection: F07.08979p
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Item No. 14.  C. S. Holmes (built 1893; schooner, 4m) underway, starboard broadside view, 1927 May 21

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 4 x 5 in. 1 copy negative, 4 x 5 in. "8574," "C. S. Holmes" and "1927" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 8574. Sails are set. There is a small boat alongside and people visible on deck.
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Item No. 15.  C. S. Holmes (built 1893; schooner, 4m) underway, view off port bow, 1927 May 21

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 4 x 5 in. 1 copy negative, 4 x 5 in. "8572" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 8572. Sails are set. There is a small boat is visible alongside.
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Item No. 16.  C. S. Holmes (built 1893; schooner, 4m) underway, starboard broadside view, 1927 May 21

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 4 x 5 in. 1 copy negative, 4 x 5 in. "8573" and "C. S. Holmes" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 8573. Sails are set. There are several people visible on deck.
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Item No. 17.  C. S. Holmes (built 1893; schooner, 4m) underway, port broadside view, 1927 May 21

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 4 x 5 in. 1 copy negative, 4 x 5 in. "8571," "C. S. Holmes" and "1927" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 8571. Sails are set.
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Item No. 18.  C. S. Holmes (built 1893; schooner, 4m) underway, view off port quarter, 1927 May 21

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 4 x 5 in. 1 copy negative, 4 x 5 in. "8575" and "21 May 1927" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 8575. Sails are set.
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Item No. 19.  Margaret F. Sterling (built 1919; schooner, 4m), starboard stern view of vessel name and crew taking the towline on deck, 1927 May 23

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 7 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "8579" written on the image. "May 1927" and "8579" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 8579. Ten men are visible on deck. Ex VANCOUVER. "Vancouver" is visible carved into and painted-over on the hull above the current vessel name. Sails are full in the background; the bowsprit is in partial view.

Related Material

SFMNHP Classified photograph collection: J10.08986p
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Item No. 20.  Margaret F. Sterling (built 1919; schooner, 4m), starboard stern view of vessel name and crew on deck, 1927 May 23

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 7 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "8580" written on the image. "May 1927" and "8580" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 8580. There is one man crawling over the rail to stand on the bowsprit lines. Ex VANCOUVER. "Vancouver" is visible carved into and painted-over on the hull above the current vessel name.

Related Material

SFMNHP Classified photograph collection: J10.08987p
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Item No. 21.  Margaret F. Sterling (built 1919; schooner, 4m), starboard stern view of vessel name and crew on deck hauling in a line, 1927 May 23

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 7 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "8581" written in the lower left corner of the image. "1828" and "May 23 1927" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 8581. There are 12 men in view hauling in a line; main anchor is visible retracted to the hull. Ex VANCOUVER, "Vancouver" is clearly visible carved into and painted-over on the hull above the current vessel name.
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Item No. 22.  Margaret F. Sterling (built 1919; schooner, 4m) in the stream, view off port quarter, 1927 May 23

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 7 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "8582" and "Margaret F. Sterling" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 8582. Vessel has sails set. There are several men visible on deck.

Related Material

SFMNHP Classified photograph collection: J07.08985p
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Item No. 23.  Margaret F. Sterling (built 1919; schooner, 4m) in the stream, starboard broadside view, 1927 May 23

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 7 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "8583" written in the lower right corner of the image. "8583" and "Margaret F. Sterling" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 8583. Vessel has sails set.

Related Material

SFMNHP Classified photograph collection: J07.08984p
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Item No. 24.  Anne Comyn (built 1919; barkentine, 5m) underway, port broadside view, 1927 May 23

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 7 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "8584" written in the lower left corner of the image. "8584," "Anne Comyn" and "May 23, 1927" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 8584. Vessel has sails set and there are people visible on deck.
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Item No. 25.  Anne Comyn (built 1919; barkentine, 5m) underway, port broadside view, 1929

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (1 physical form).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. "9767," "Joseph Dollar," "1929" and "XIXX" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 8586. Vessel has sails set. There is only a nitrate negative for this photograph, no contact interpositive or copy negative; it appears as though Item number 26 was copied an additional time when park staff processed the collection, instead of Item 25 being copied at all.
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Item No. 26.  Joseph Dollar (built 1902; bark, 4m) underway, view off port bow, 1929

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (5 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 2 contact interpositives, 4 x 5 in. 2 copy negatives, 4 x 5 in. "9767," "Joseph Dollar," "1929" and "X1XX" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 9767. Vessel has sails set.
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Item No. 27.  Joseph Dollar (built 1902; bark, 4m) underway, view off port bow, 1929 February 17

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 5.75 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 5.75 in. "1929," "9768," "XXX" and "Joseph Dollar" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 9768. Off Cape Flattery, Washington, or Straits of Juan de Fuca, California. The vessel is outward bound for Shanghai, China. The National Park Service enclosure for the contact interpositive originally had "J7. 36,203" written on it as well, as it had been taken from this collection and cataloged as a Classified photograph. It was returned to this collection (P77-028a) in February 2013.
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Item No. 28.  Joseph Dollar (built 1902; bark, 4m) underway, view off port quarter, 1929

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 4 x 5 in. 1 copy negative, 4 x 5 in. "9769," "XXX VI" and "Joseph Dollar" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 9769. Vessel has sails set.

Related Material

SFMNHP Classified photograph collection: J07.30394pl
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Item No. 29.  Joseph Dollar (built 1902; bark, 4m) underway, view off starboard quarter, 1929

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 4 x 5 in. 1 copy negative, 4 x 5 in. "9770" and "Joseph Dollar" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 9770. Vessel has sails set; an unidentified coast is in the background.
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Item No. 30.  Joseph Dollar (built 1902; bark, 4m) underway, bow view, 1929

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 4.25 x 5 in. 1 copy negative, 4.25 x 5 in. "9771" and "Jos. Dollar" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 9771. Vessel has sails set. Vessel from which Miller took the photograph is visible in the foreground. An unidentified coast is visible in the background.
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Item No. 31.  Joseph Dollar (built 1902; bark, 4m) underway, view off port bow, 1929

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 4 x 5 in. 1 copy negative, 4 x 5 in. "9772" and "Jos. Dollar" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 9772. Sails appear to be furled. An unidentified coast in the background.
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Item No. 32.  Joseph Dollar (built 1902; bark, 4m) underway, view off port bow, 1929

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 4 x 5 in. 1 copy negative, 4 x 5 in. "9773," "XVII" and "Joseph Dollar" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 9773. Sails are set, hull low in the water. An unidentified coast is in the background.
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Item No. 33.  Joseph Dollar (built 1902; bark, 4m) underway, starboard broadside view, 1929

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 4 x 5 in. 1 copy negative, 4 x 5 in. "XV," "Joseph Dollar" and "9774" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 9774. Vessel has sails set. An unidentified coast is in the background.
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Item No. 34.  James Tuft (built 1901; barkentine, 4m) stranded, stern view, between 1920 and 1928

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 7 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "9781" and "James Tuft" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 9781. Vessel is listing to the starboard side, water is almost over the bulwark. There is a launch off the port side. An unidentified forested coast is in the background. This is most likely early in 1923 when she left Kildonan, British Columbia, for Callao with lumber. On January 5, she was reported waterlogged, anchored in a dangerous position near Destruction Island, Washington. She was towed to Winslow to for repairs and completed the trip without incident. The vessel was built by James Hall at Port Blakely, Washington.
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Item No. 35.  Square-rigged ships laid up at Lake Union, Washington, 1930 May

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 4 x 5 in. 1 copy negative, 4 x 5 in. "Lake Union, May 1930" and "12801" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 10851. There are four square-rigged vessels at anchor with other smaller vessels and the waterfront in the background. Notes from the corresponding photo album in HDC 1600, Series 12, indicate that one vessel is MOSHULU (built 1904; bark, 4m) and one is MONOGAHELA (built 1892; bark, 4m). It was indicated on the original National Park Service enclosure that the subject of the photograph was a four-masted bark, LAKE UNION, but it is likely that the scene is of Lake Union, Washington, instead. Although the names of the vessels cannot be read completely, it is unlikely that any are of named LAKE UNION.
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Item No. 36.  Vigilant (built 1920; schooner, 5m), port broadside view, 1932 January 5

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 7 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "12630" and "Vigilant" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 12630. Sails are both unfurled and set, but the vessel does not appear to be underway.
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Item No. 37.  Vigilant (built 1920; schooner, 5m), view off port bow, 1932 January 5

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 7 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "12630-A," "Vigilant" and "Jan 1932" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 12630-A. Sails are both unfurled and set, but the vessel does not appear to be underway.
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Item No. 38.  Vigilant (built 1920; schooner, 5m), starboard broadside view, 1932 January 5

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 7 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "12630-B," "Vigilant" and "1932" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 12630-B. Sails are both unfurled and set, but the vessel does not appear to be underway.
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Item No. 39.  Vigilant (built 1920; schooner, 5m), view off port quarter, 1932 January 5

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 7 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "12630-C," "Vigilant" and "Jan 5 1932" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 12630-C. Sails are both unfurled and set. Vessel from which Miller took the photograph is visible in the foreground.
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Item No. 40.  Commodore (built 1919; schooner, 4m) underway, starboard broadside view, 1932 January 14

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 7 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "15637" written on the image. "14 January 1932" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 12637. Vessel has most sails set; there are waves blocking the view of the hull midship.
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Item No. 41.  Commodore (built 1919; schooner, 4m) underway in the trough of a swell, starboard broadside view, 1932 January 14

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 7 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "14 Jan 1932" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

No. 12638. Vessel has most sails set and appears to be in high seas; masts and rigging are visible, but not the hull, which is blocked by waves. A photographic print of this image is found in the SFMNHP Classified photograph collection, (J7.08983p); this enclosure states, "...during a run from Honolulu to Seattle in 1927." See processing note for more detail regarding dates for this photograph.

Related Material

SFMNHP Classified photograph collection: J07.08983p
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Item No. 42.  Commodore (built 1919; schooner, 4m) underway, starboard broadside view, 1932 January 14

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 7 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "12639" written on the image.

Scope and Content Note

No. 12639. Vessel has most sails set; this view is closer that of Item number 43. A photographic print and a safety negative of this image are found in the SFMNHP Classified photograph collection, (J7.08981); this enclosure states, "...during a run from Honolulu to Seattle in 1927." See processing note for more detail regarding dates for this photograph.

Related Material

SFMNHP Classified photograph collection: J07.08981p, J07.08981n
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Item No. 43.  Commodore (built 1919; schooner, 4m) underway in the trough of a swell, starboard broadside view, 1932 January 14

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 7 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "12640" written on the image.

Scope and Content Note

No. 12640. Vessel has most sails set; this view is wider than that of Item number 42. A photographic print of this image is found in the SFMNHP Classified photograph collection, (J7.08982p); this enclosure states, "...during a run from Honolulu to Seattle in 1927." See processing note for more detail regarding dates for this photograph.

Related Material

SFMNHP Classified photograph collection: J07.08982p
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Item No. 44.  Helen B. Sterling (built 1920; schooner, 6m) in the stream, starboard broadside view, 1928

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (3 physical forms).
Physical Description: 1 nitrate negative. 1 contact interpositive, 5 x 7 in. 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "17431" written on the image.

Scope and Content Note

No. 17431. There is an unidentified wooded coastline in the background. Ex OREGON FIR.

Related Material

SFMNHP Classified photograph collection: F06.08980p
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Item No. 45.  Portrait of Captain E. R. Sterling and his son, Captain Ray (Milton) Sterling, circa 1920-1930

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (1 physical form).
Physical Description: 1 copy negative, 5 x 7 in. "Capt. E. R. Sterling and son Capt. Ray Sterling" written on the frame.

Scope and Content Note

The men are wearing suits and hats, smiling at the camera. E. R. (Edward Robert) Sterling was owner and captain of HELEN B. STERLING (built 1920, schooner, 6m) in 1928.
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Item No. 46.  Portrait of three men, three women and a young girl on board Star of Holland (built 1885; bark, 3m), circa 1920-1930

Creator/Collector: Miller, Walter P.
Extent: 1 photograph (1 physical form).
Physical Description: 1 copy negative, 3.75 x 6.25 in.

Scope and Content Note

The group is unidentified. The men are wearing suits and the ladies are wearing dresses and hats. The girl appears to be around four to six years old and is holding what appears to be a ukulele. STAR OF ZEALAND (built 1900; bark, 4m) is in the background. The photograph has '"Pier 54" written on the frame, but the location is unknown. The word, "Sa[ni]a" is partially visible in the background, painted on one of the buildings on the pier. Identifying information is written on the frame, outside of the image area.