The Axel Widerstrom motion picture film of C.A. Thayer (built 1895; schooner, 3m) final voyage to San Francisco (P88-030,
SAFR 17709) consists of one reel of 8mm silent, color motion picture film shot by Widerstrom during the C.A. Thayer's voyage
down the Pacific Coast to San Francisco after her restoration in 1957.
Axel Widerstrom was the son of Capt. John Widerstrom of Alaska Packers Association and sailed under his father at 16 years
of age on the Alaska Packers Association ships Star of France (built 1877; ship, 3m) and Star of Holland (built 1885; bark,
3m) from 1919-1921.
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