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A guide to the Kate Davenport (ship) and Red Cross (ship) logbook, 1883-1888
HDC0167 (SAFR 16451)  
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  • Historical or Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Content
  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: Kate Davenport (ship) and Red Cross (ship) logbook
    Date: 1883-1888
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0167 (SAFR 16451)
    Physical Description: 1__ items.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: Kate Davenport (ship) and Red Cross (ship) logbook (SAFR 16451, HDC 167) is a rough log for the KATE DAVENPORT under the command of Captain James E. Howland for a number of voyages between New York, Oregon, Washington, China, Hawaii, Australia and California carrying sugar, pearl shells and lumber. The log was kept by the Captain and mentions the weather, compass readings, distance, course and the speed of other vessels in comparison with his own ship. The entry for August 24, 1883 reads: Lay in Portland until July 1884 when I resigned command of the RED CROSS after securing a command in the employ of J.C. Ainsworth who has three vessels in the trade between Portland and Hong Kong. The collection is available for research use without restriction.
    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], HDC0167 (SAFR 16451), Kate Davenport (ship) and Red Cross (ship) 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

    Kate Davenport (ship) and Red Cross (ship) logbook (SAFR 16451, HDC 167) is a rough log for the KATE DAVENPORT under the command of Captain James E. Howland for a number of voyages between New York, Oregon, Washington, China, Hawaii, Australia and California carrying sugar, pearl shells and lumber. The log was kept by the Captain and mentions the weather, compass readings, distance, course and the speed of other vessels in comparison with his own ship. The entry for August 24, 1883 reads: Lay in Portland until July 1884 when I resigned command of the RED CROSS after securing a command in the employ of J.C. Ainsworth who has three vessels in the trade between Portland and Hong Kong. The collection is available for research use without restriction.

    Collection Arrangement

    This is a collection of one item.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Trans-Pacific trade
    Logbook