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A guide to the Eppleton Hall (built 1914; paddle tugboat) restoration photographs, 1968-1969
P79-108a (SAFR 24840)  
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  • Publication and Use Rights
  • Processing Note
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Historical or Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Content
  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: Eppleton Hall (built 1914; paddle tugboat) restoration photographs
    Date: 1968-1969
    Identifier/Call Number: P79-108a (SAFR 24840)
    Creator: Kortum, Karl
    Physical Description: 24 items.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: The Eppleton Hall (built 1914; paddle tugboat) restoration photographs, 1968-1969, (SAFR 24840, P79-108a) are comprised of photographs of EPPLETON HALL (built 1914; paddle tugboat) during her initial restoration in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. The collection has been processed to the Collection level and is open for use.
    Physical Location: San Francisco Maritime NHP, Historic Documents Department
    Language(s): In English.

    Access

    This collection is open for use unless otherwise noted.

    Publication and Use Rights

    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.

    Processing Note

    The original accession form dated May 29, 1979 lists the following 23 items:

    • 1 photograph album
    • 9 black-and-white photographic prints, 8 x 10 in.
    • 13 black-and-white negatives, 35mm
    However, at the time of processing in September 2016, the photograph album could not be found. The photograph album had been assigned number scr58. The description for scr58 in the Classified Photograph Collection database is as follows: Compiled and donated by Karl Kortum.1 volume. EPPLETON HALL (built 1916; paddle steam tug: museum vessel) restoration activities in 1968-1969; also variety of working tugboats pp. 165-211. For access to individual photographs see subject of photograph.

    The following 24 items were located:

    • 9 black-and-white photographic prints, 8 x 10 in.
    • 13 black-and-white negatives, 35mm
    • 1 color photographic print, 3.5 x 5 in.
    • 1 black-and-white photographic print, 3.3 x 5.5 in.
    The descriptions in this collection guide were compiled using the best available sources of information. Such sources include the creator's annotations or descriptions, collection accession files, primary and secondary source material and subject matter experts. While every effort was made to provide accurate information, in the event that you find any errors in this guide please contact the reference staff in order for us to evaulate and make corrections to this guide.
    Please cite the title and collection number in any correspondence with our staff.

    Preferred Citation

    [Item description], [Location within collection organization identified by Collection Number/Series Number/File Unit Number/Item Number], P79-108a (SAFR 24840), Eppleton Hall (built 1914; paddle tugboat) restoration photographs, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Acquisition Information

    SAFR-00001
    GOGA-00789
    Gift from Karl Kortum.
    SAFR-00001 is a blanket accession that was transferred from the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) to the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park in September 1988. GGNRA had previously acquired the collection from the San Francisco Maritime Museum when it became a unit of the National Park Service in 1977.
    GOGA-00789 was transferred from the J. Porter Shaw Library to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) in February 1985.

    Historical or Biographical Note

    EPPLETON HALL (built 1914; paddle tugboat) was a side-wheel steamer built by Hepple and Company of South Shields, England, for the Lambton and Hetton Collieries, Ltd. She was designed to tow ocean-going colliers to and from the port of Newcastle on the River Tyne. EPPLETON HALL was donated to the National Park Service in 1979, and she is now exhibited at Hyde Street Pier as part of the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, San Francisco, California.

    Collection Scope and Content

    The Eppleton Hall (built 1914; paddle tugboat) restoration photographs, 1968-1969, (SAFR 24840, P79-108a) are comprised of photographs of EPPLETON HALL (built 1914; paddle tugboat) during her initial restoration in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. The collection has been processed to the Collection level and is open for use.
    Contains photographs of EPPLETON HALL (built 1914; paddle tugboat) in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, during her restoration prior to her sail to San Francisco, California, 1968-1969. There are 20 unique photographic images in 24 physical forms (13 black-and-white negatives, 35mm; 10 black-and-white photographic prints; and 1 color photographic print). Includes photographs of the wheelhouse before installation and photographs taken from on board the vessel while under tow on the River Tyne. Some of the photographs might have been taken by Franci Neale or Bill Bartz, crewmembers aboard EPPLETON HALL during the sail between Newcastle and San Francisco.

    Item list:

    • 01. Wheelhouse interior. 1 color photographic print, 3.5 x 5 in.; 1 black-and-white photographic print, 8 x 10 in.
    • 02. Machinery on board. 1 black-and-white photographic print, 3.5 x 5.5 in.; 2 black-and-white photographic prints, 8 x 10 in.
    • 03. Wheelhouse on land. 1 black-and-white photographic print, 8 x 10 in.
    • 04. Wheelhouse loaded on the bed of a truck. 1 black-and-white photographic print, 8 x 10 in.
    • 05. EPPLETON HALL in drydock, bow view. 1 black-and-white photographic print, 8 x 10 in.
    • 06. Wheelhouse loaded on the bed of a truck. 1 black-and-white photographic print, 8 x 10 in.
    • 07. EPPLETON HALL, stern view, tied up at the shipbreakers yard. 1 black-and-white photographic print, 8 x 10 in.
    • 08-20. Photographs taken from on board EPPLETON HALL while under tow to the shipyard on the River Tyne, including some showing the waterfront. 13 black-and-white negatives, 35mm; 1 black-and-white photographic print, 8 x 10 in. (Item 18).

    Collection Arrangement

    No arrangement due to the small size of the collection.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Tugboats
    Paddle steamers
    Ships--Preservation
    Eppleton Hall (built 1914; paddle tugboat)
    Newcastle upon Tyne (England)
    Black-and-white negatives
    Black-and-white prints (photographs)
    Color prints (photographs)