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A guide to the James Rolph (ship, 3m) logbook, 1919-1920
HDC0055 (SAFR 14265)  
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  • Title: James Rolph (ship, 3m) logbook
    Date: 1919-1920
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0055 (SAFR 14265)
    Physical Description: 1 item
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: The JAMES ROLPH (ship, 3m) logbook (SAFR 14265, HDC 55) is comprised of one volume kept by C.A. McArthur, mate, dated from 1919-1920. The first voyage was from Ipswich, England to Costa Rica; the second voyage was from Costa Rica to New South Wales via Havre, France. While in Puntarenas, Costa Rica, McArthur gives many interesting entries about the crew and their work of loading fustic (mahogany). The logbook is 180 pages and has one short entry per day regarding courses, winds, leeway, temperature, and barometer. 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], HDC0055 (SAFR 14265), James Rolph (ship, 3m) 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

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

    Collection Scope and Content

    The JAMES ROLPH (ship, 3m) logbook (SAFR 14265, HDC 55) is comprised of one volume kept by C.A. McArthur, mate, dated from 1919-1920. The first voyage was from Ipswich, England to Costa Rica; the second voyage was from Costa Rica to New South Wales via Havre, France. While in Puntarenas, Costa Rica, McArthur gives many interesting entries about the crew and their work of loading fustic (mahogany). The logbook is 180 pages and has one short entry per day regarding courses, winds, leeway, temperature, and barometer. This collection has been processed to the collection level and is open for use without restrictions.

    Collection Arrangement

    This is a collection of one item.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Death at sea
    Lumber trade
    Logbooks