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A guide to the Pacific Queen (built 1886; ship, 3m) photograph, 1933-1954
P16-005 (SAFR 24663)  
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The Pacific Queen (built 1886; ship, 3m) photograph, 1933-1954, (SAFR 24663, P16-005) is comprised of a photograph of PACIFIC QUEEN under sail. The collection has been processed to the Collection level and is open for use.
BALCLUTHA was a steel-hulled ship built by Charles Connell and Company in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1886. She served in the Europe-San Francisco grain trade and Pacific Coast lumber trade. In 1904, BALCLUTHA was sold to the Alaska Packers Association for use as a salmon packet. She was renamed STAR OF ALASKA in 1906. In 1933, she was sold to Frank Kissinger who renamed her PACIFIC QUEEN and exhibited her as a pirate ship. In 1954, she was purchased by the San Francisco Maritime Museum, and was restored to her former appearance and name. Today, BALCLUTHA is preserved as a museum ship at the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.
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