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A guide to the Port Director's Manual (Number 76) for Loading Officers, 1945
HDC0365 (SAFR 17524)  
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  • Acquisition Information
  • Historical or Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Content
  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: Port Director's Manual (Number 76) for Loading Officers
    Date: 1945
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0365 (SAFR 17524)
    Creator: Unknown
    Physical Description: 1 item.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: The Port Director's Manual (Number 76) for Loading Officers (SAFR 17524, HDC 365) is 102 pages in length. It was created for loading officers from the 13th Naval District. This particular volume was issued to John R. Page during World War II. The collection is available for research use without restriction.
    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 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], HDC0365 (SAFR 17524), Port Director's Manual (Number 76) for Loading Officers, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Acquisition Information

    SAFR-00001
    This collection was transferred from Golden Gate National Recreation Area to San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.

    Historical or Biographical Note

    This finding aid does not have an agency history, biography, or historical note.

    Collection Scope and Content

    The Port Director's Manual (Number 76) for Loading Officers (SAFR 17524, HDC 365) is 102 pages in length. It was created for loading officers from the 13th Naval District. This particular volume was issued to John R. Page during World War II. The collection is available for research use without restriction.
    The manual contains information about World War II vessels, including: fold-out vessel plans; provisions storage; harbor and navigation charts for the 13th Naval District ports in the Northwestern United States (Oregon and Washington), and some in far Northern California; a Coast Guard global seasonal zones map; deck load information; isometric views of various vessels types (including liberty ships); and vessel specifications and characteristics.

    Collection Arrangement

    This is a small collection of one manuscript.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    World War, 1939-1945
    Loading and unloading
    Cargo handling
    Cargo ships
    Harbors--United States
    Liberty ships
    Nautical charts
    United States. Navy.
    Oregon
    Washington (State)
    Maps
    Handbook
    Chart