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A guide to the Roy Pasqualetti photograph album of Hercules (built 1907; tugboat), 1971-1972
P15-016 (SAFR 24643)  
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  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: Roy Pasqualetti photograph album of Hercules (built 1907; tugboat)
    Date: 1971-1972
    Identifier/Call Number: P15-016 (SAFR 24643)
    Creator: Pasqualetti, Roy
    Physical Description: 1 item.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: The Roy Pasqualetti photograph album of Hercules (built 1907; tugboat), 1971-1972, (SAFR 24643, P15-016) is comprised of photographs documenting the condition of the museum vessel HERCULES at Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco Maritime State Historic Park, San Francisco, California, as photographed by Roy Pasqualetti. 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 album pages have been removed from the original album for conservation reasons. For documentation purposes, digital photographs were taken before the items were removed and the album was discarded.
    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], P15-016 (SAFR 24643), Roy Pasqualetti photograph album of Hercules (built 1907; tugboat), San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Acquisition Information

    SAFR-02413
    The album was given to SAFR staff member Erik Olson in 1987 by Chris Hoskins, former HERCULES volunteer leader. Photos were taken by Roy Pasqualetti, former volunteer aboard HERCULES.

    Historical or Biographical Note

    Vessel History: HERCULES (built 1907; tugboat) was built by John H. Dialogue and Son at Camden, New Jersey, for the Shipowners' and Merchants' Tugboat Company's Red Stack fleet based in San Francisco, California. As an ocean-going tug, she towed barges, sailing ships, and log rafts between Pacific ports. In 1924, HERCULES was acquired by the Western Pacific Railroad Company to shuttle railroad car barges across San Francisco Bay until 1962. The California State Park Foundation acquired her for the San Francisco Maritime State Historic Park in 1975. The National Park Service took over the task of her restoration in 1977, and in 1986 she was designated a National Historic Landmark. HERCULES is exhibited as a museum ship at Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco, California as part of the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. [Information retrieved from http://www.nps.gov/safr/historyculture/hercules-history.htm, accessed November 1, 2011].

    Collection Scope and Content

    The Roy Pasqualetti photograph album of Hercules (built 1907; tugboat), 1971-1972, (SAFR 24643, P15-016) is comprised of photographs documenting the condition of the museum vessel HERCULES at Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco Maritime State Historic Park, San Francisco, California, as photographed by Roy Pasqualetti. The collection has been processed to the Collection level and is open for use.
    Contains photographs by Roy Pasqualetti of the interior and exterior of HERCULES (built 1907; tugboat) while docked as a museum vessel at Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco Maritime State Historic Park (now known as San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park), San Francisco, California, 1971-1972. There are 71 color and 20 black-and-white photographic prints.
    A index page at the beginning of the album reads, "Hercules pictures 1971 & 1972 some of the tug's first years at the Park. She still had the Seaborn Towing Co. colors and W. P. [Western Pacific Railroad Company] stack emblem. Photos by Roy P. [Pasqualetti]."
    Page 1. Items 01-06. 6 color photographic prints, 3.5 x 3.5 in., mounted on one sheet of black paper. Views of HERCULES as seen from the deck of EUREKA (paddle ferry) and from Hyde Street Pier.
    Page 2. Items 07-11. 5 color photographic prints, 3.5 x 3.5 in., mounted on one sheet of black paper. Views of the pilothouse, mast, and aft deck (mooring bits in view).
    Page 3. Items 12-17. 6 color photographic prints, 3.5 x 3.5 in., mounted on one sheet of black paper. Views of the bow, stack with Western Pacific Railroad Co. emblem, lifeboat atop the deckhouse, and the triple expansion steam engine.
    Page 4. Items 18-23. 6 color photographic prints, 3.5 x 3.5 in., mounted on one sheet of black paper. Views of panel area in engine room with missing gauges, triple expansion steam engine, boilers, and pumps.
    Page 5. Items 24-29. 6 color photographic prints, 3.5 x 3.5 in., mounted on one sheet of black paper. Views of triple expansion steam engine, crewmember's cabin, and drum.
    Page 6. Items 30-35. 6 color photographic prints, 3.5 x 3.5 in., mounted on one sheet of black paper. Views of the drum, Lurens Iron & Steel Co. builder's plate, and galley stove and sink, and the mess room.
    Page 7. Items 36-41. 6 color photographic prints, 3.5 x 3.5 in., mounted on one sheet of black paper. Views of equipment and crew areas.
    Page 8. Items 42-47. 6 color photographic prints, 3.5 x 3.5 in., mounted on one sheet of black paper. Views of a sink, beds, a light, stack, ventilator, and anchor windlass.
    Page 9. Items 48-53. 6 color photographic prints, 3.5 x 3.5 in., mounted on one sheet of black paper. Views of the top of the deckhouse, a lifeboat, and the stack.
    Page 10. Items 54-59. 6 color photographic prints, 3.5 x 3.5 in., mounted on one sheet of black paper. Views of the deckhouse, towing engine, and tiller.
    Page 11. Items 60-65. 4 color and 2 black-and-white photographic prints, 3.5 x 3.5 in., mounted on one sheet of black paper. Views of a piece of deck hardware near the tiller, ALMA (scow schooner) alongside, and the triple expansion steam engine.
    Page 12. Items 66-71. 6 black-and-white photographic prints, 3.5 x 3.5 in., mounted on one sheet of black paper. Views of the triple expansion steam engine.
    Page 13. Items 72-77. 6 black-and-white photographic prints, 3.5 x 3.5 in., mounted on one sheet of black paper. Views of the triple expansion steam engine.
    Page 14. Items 78-83. 6 black-and-white photographic prints, 3.5 x 3.5 in., mounted on one sheet of black paper. Views of the triple expansion steam engine.
    Page 15. Items 84-87. 4 color polaroid photographic prints, 3.5 x 4.25 in. Views of the triple expansion steam engine.
    Page 16. Items 87-91. 4 color polaroid photographic prints, 3.5 x 4.25 in. Views of unidentified people (possibly volunteers) at work on deck.

    Collection Arrangement

    Photographs are arranged in the order in which they appeared in the original album.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Tugboats
    Historic ships
    Ships--Preservation
    Maritime museums
    Hercules (built 1907; tugboat)
    San Francisco Maritime State Historic Park (Calif.)
    San Francisco (Calif.)
    Photograph albums
    Black-and-white prints (photographs)
    Color prints (photographs)