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A guide to the Pacific Queen (built 1886; ship, 3m) logbooks and Star of Alaska (built 1886; ship, 3m) documents, 1908-1950
HDC0528 (SAFR 9556)  
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Description
Pacific Queen (built 1886; ship, 3m) logbooks and Star of Alaska (built 1886; ship, 3m) documents includes several donations from Rose Kissinger, former owner of the PACIFIC QUEEN. The PACIFIC QUEEN items are three logbooks including one visitors logbook. The STAR OF ALASKA items are one pilot house logbook dated 1926 to 1928 and nine folders of documents dating from 1908 to 1933. Kissinger owned the PACIFIC QUEEN from 1933 to 1954. The collection is available for research use without restriction.
Background
The original name of the PACIFIC QUEEN was the BALCLUTHA. Built in 1886 in Glasgow, Scotland, the BALCLUTHA was one of hundreds of ships that carried grain from California's San Joaquin and Sacramento Valleys to Europe. The ship also carried European goods, such as pig iron and scotch whiskey, to San Francisco. In the mid-1890s, it traveled around the world, bringing goods from other ports, such as wool from New Zealand, back to England.
Extent
2 linear ft.
Restrictions
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.
Availability
This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.