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Finding Aid to the Queen (Built 1882; Passenger Vessel) Photograph, circa 1897
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  • Indexing Terms
  • Information for Researchers

  • Summary

    Title: Queen (built 1882; passenger vessel) photograph,
    Date: circa 1897
    Collection No: P05-011
    Creator: San Francisco Maritime Museum

    Extent: 1 item.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park (Calif.)
    Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, California 94123
    Abstract: One 8 x 10 in. black-and-white photographic print captioned "'The Klondike Fever' Loading for Alaska."
    Physical Location: Historic Documents Department
    Language: In English.

    Indexing Terms

    The following are indexing terms related to the description of this collection.
    Pacific Coast Steamship Company

    Queen (passenger vessel)

    Klondike gold fields

    Photography of ships

    Photographic prints

    Information for Researchers

    Access Information

    This collection is open for research.

    Access Information

    Condition Restrictions

    There are no restrictions based on the condition of this material. However, you should be aware that access to collection material is always at the discretion of NPS curatorial staff if the condition warrants restricting the access and handling of the collection items at any time.

    Conditions of Use

    The San Francisco Maritime NHP possesses physical property rights through ownership of the materials. However, copyright may reside with the individual or corporate body responsible for the creation of the materials, or with their heirs. It is the user's responsibility to respect the provisions of the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). Permission to reproduce or publish from this collection must be secured by the user from the copyright holders.
    Preferred Citation
    [Item title or description including date]. Queen (built 1882; passenger vessel) photograph, P05-011. [Location within collection organization identified by container number, series number, file unit number, or item number]. Historic Documents Department, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.

    Processing/Project Information

    Processing and Cataloging
    Processed by Charles Miller and completed 3/15/2005.
    ANCS+ Catalog No. SAFR 20649.

    The collection is cataloged in the National Park Service (NPS) Automated National Catalog System (ANCS+). A portion of the ANCS+ catalog record can be viewed on the NPS Museum Collections on the Web Catalog by searching on the catalog number 20649 at http://www.museum.nps.gov/safr/page.htm. Do not include the acronym "SAFR" in the search.

    Administrative Information


    Historical Note

    The passenger vessel QUEEN was built at Philadelphia in 1882 as QUEEN OF THE PACIFIC and later renamed QUEEN. She was owned by the Pacific Coast Steamship Co., and saw duty to Alaska in the Klondike Gold Rush in 1897. In 1935, QUEEN left Seattle as QUEEN MARU, with a Japanese crew, bound for a Japanese scrapyard. Source: The H. W. McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest, ed. Gordon Newell.

    Custodial History

    The photographs were acquired by the San Francisco Maritime Museum from an unidentified source prior to Golden Gate National Recreation Area acquisition of the collection and they were transferred to San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park under the blanket accession SAFR-00001.


    Accession number SAFR-00001.

    Administrative Information

    Scope and Content

    One 8 x 10 in. black-and-white photographic print captioned "'The Klondike Fever' Loading for Alaska."
    The view is of the passenger vessel QUEEN in port.


    No arrangement.