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A guide to the A.H. Sorensen logbook and pamphlets, 1878-1933
HDC0057 (SAFR 14267)  
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  • Title: A.H. Sorensen logbook and pamphlets
    Date: 1878-1933
    Date (bulk): 1925-1933
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0057 (SAFR 14267)
    Physical Description: 11 items.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: A.H. Sorensen Logbook and pamphlets (SAFR 14267, HDC 57) consists of one logbook and ten Notices to Mariners pamphlets dating between 1978-1933. The logbook records the exercises Sorensen did to practice navigation calculations. The pamphlets give the correction of sailing directions, light lists, and charts. It is published by the Hydrographic Office under the authority of the Secretary of the Navy. This collection has been processed to the collection level and is open for use without restrictions.
    Physical Location: San Francisco Maritime NHP, Historic Documents Department
    Language(s): In English.

    Access

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    Publication and Use Rights

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    Processing Note

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    Preferred Citation

    [Item description], [Location within collection organization identified by Collection Number/Series Number/File Unit Number/Item Number], HDC0057 (SAFR 14267), A.H. Sorensen logbook and pamphlets, 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

    A.H. Sorensen Logbook and pamphlets (SAFR 14267, HDC 57) consists of one logbook and ten Notices to Mariners pamphlets dating between 1978-1933. The logbook records the exercises Sorensen did to practice navigation calculations. The pamphlets give the correction of sailing directions, light lists, and charts. It is published by the Hydrographic Office under the authority of the Secretary of the Navy. This collection has been processed to the collection level and is open for use without restrictions.
    The logbook records the exercises Sorensen did to practice navigation calculations. In the first section, each page is headed by "exercise," a number and a heading such as amplitude, mercators sailing, azimuth, chronometerand latitude by meridian. The second part consists of notes on board and timber measurements, clubhauling, boxhauling, finding circumference, and contents of cisterns. The last part, headed by "examples," begins on March 15, 1982 and ends January 1, 1924. This section mentions a vessel and its voyage at the bottom of each page.

    Collection Arrangement

    This collection is arranged by form of material in three folders.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Logbooks
    Navigation
    Sorensen, A.H.