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A guide to the Celilo (built 1915; steam schooner) logbooks, 1920-1938
HDC0104 (SAFR 14312)  
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  • Access
  • Publication and Use Rights
  • Processing Note
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Historical or Biographical Note
  • Collection Scope and Content
  • Collection Arrangement

  • Title: Celilo (built 1915; steam schooner) logbooks
    Date: 1920-1938
    Date (bulk): 1920-1921
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0104 (SAFR 14312)
    Physical Description: 2 items.
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: The CELILO (built 1915; steam schooner) logbooks (SAFR 14312, HDC 104) is comprised of two logbooks belonging to the mate and pilot house. Each logbook records voyages from 1920-1921 and 1938. The collection has been processed to the collection level and is open to 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

    Note on Description: 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], HDC0104 (SAFR 14312), Celilo (built 1915; steam schooner) logbooks, 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

    CELILO (built 1915; steam schooner) was operated by the McCormack Steamship Company. In the early 1920s, she and her sister ship, the WAPAMA were sold when the McCormack fleet all went steel. CELILO ended up as wreckage lying on a deserted island in Suisun Bay, and was burned by vandals on the eve of an expedition to salvage materials.

    Collection Scope and Content

    The CELILO (built 1915; steam schooner) logbooks (SAFR 14312, HDC 104) is comprised of two logbooks belonging to the mate and pilot house. Each logbook records voyages from 1920-1921 and 1938. The collection has been processed to the collection level and is open to use without restrictions.
    The mate's logbook covers the period of December 3, 1920 to April 5, 1921 and is for voyages 139-146. It records time, name of headland or place, compass reading, distance, winds, weather, remarks, etc. Trips for these voyages were among San Francisco, Portland, and St. Helens.
    The pilot house logbook records the same kinds of information as the mate's for voyages 44-56, April 13 to August 25, 1938. Trips are among San Francisco, Alameda, and Los Angeles. A. Abbors is master.

    Collection Arrangement

    This is a collection of two logbooks.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Logbooks
    Lumber trade
    Celilo (built 1915; steam schooner)