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A guide to the C. D. Bryant (bark) logbook, 1903
HDC0186 (SAFR 16469)  
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C. D. Bryant (bark) logbook (HDC 186, SAFR 16469) is a photocopy of a ship's log. The C.D. BRYANT carried coal between Seattle, Hawaii and San Francisco. Mate H.L. Nelson records nautical observations, course, winds, weather and there are many entries about the daily activities of the crew while at Lahaina, Hawaii. The last four pages contain sketches of vessels. This item is available for reference use without restriction.
The C.D. BRYANT was a wooden bark built in 1878 in Searsport, Maine, in the style known as a Down Easter. The bark was built by Josiah Dutch, and had a capacity of 929 tons. After launching, the C.D. BRYANT sailed immediately for the west coast, from where it traded for many years. The C.D. BRYANT was based out of San Francisco. It was sold to E.E. Kentfield of San Francisco in 1886; and to Captain Alex Woodside in 1916.
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