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A guide to the President Polk (passenger vessel) logbook, 25 November - 27 December 1936
HDC0141 (SAFR 18080)  
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  • Access
  • Publication and Use Rights
  • Processing Note
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  • Acquisition Information
  • Historical or Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Content
  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: President Polk (passenger vessel) logbook
    Date: 25 November - 27 December 1936
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0141 (SAFR 18080)
    Physical Description: 1 item.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: The President Polk (passenger vessel) logbook (SAFR 18080, HDC 141) is dated November 25 to December 27, 1936. It is the rough log of the Dollar Steamship Company's passenger vessel PRESIDENT POLK. C.W. Hawkins was in command of voyage number forty. The collection is fully processed and available for use without restrictions.
    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], HDC0141 (SAFR 18080), President Polk (passenger vessel) logbook, 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

    The PRESIDENT POLK was originally the GRANITE STATE. Operated in the North Atlantic by U.S. Lines 1921-1922. Transferred to Dollar Steamship Lines 1922 and renamed PRESIDENT POLK. Sold to Dollar Lines 1923. Served in the Round-the-World trade. Transferred to APL 1938. Renamed PRESIDENT TAYLOR (First) in 1940. Although not listed as a troopship, she served as such briefly after being requisitioned by the government in mid-December 1941. Grounded on a coral reef at Canton Island February 14, 1942 where she remained, a total loss.

    Collection Scope and Content

    The President Polk (passenger vessel) logbook (SAFR 18080, HDC 141) is dated November 25 to December 27, 1936. It is the rough log of the Dollar Steamship Company's passenger vessel PRESIDENT POLK. C.W. Hawkins was in command of voyage number forty. The collection is fully processed and available for use without restrictions.

    Collection Arrangement

    This is a collection of one item.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Hawkins, C.W.
    Dollar Steamship Lines
    President Polk (built 1920; passenger vessel)
    Logbook