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A guide to the C.A. Thayer (built 1895; schooner, 3m) Bills of Sale of Enrolled Vessel, 1919 April 3 and 1925 April 17
HDC0036 (SAFR 14030)  
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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: C.A. Thayer (built 1895; schooner, 3m) Bills of Sale of Enrolled Vessel
    Date: 1919 April 3 and 1925 April 17
    Identifier/Call Number: HDC0036 (SAFR 14030)
    Physical Description: 2 items
    Repository: San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Historic Documents Department
    Building E, Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94123
    Abstract: C. A. Thayer (built 1895; schooner, 3m) Bills of Sale of Enrolled Vessel (SAFR 14030, HDC 36) consists of two documents titled Bill of Sale of Enrolled Vessel. One certificate, dated April 3, 1919, is titled Bill of Sale of Enrolled Vessel on the main side, Consolidated Certificate of Enrollment and Licence on the flip side. The other, a straight bill of sale is dated April 17, 1925. The collection is open and ready for use.
    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

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    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. P lease 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], HDC0036 (SAFR 14030), C.A. Thayer (built 1895; schooner, 3m) Bills of Sale of Enrolled Vessel, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

    Acquisition Information

    SAFR-00001
    GOGA-00735

    Historical or Biographical Note

    The C. A. Thayer (built 1895; schooner, 3m) is part of the historic ship collection at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. She was built in the Bendixsen yard in Fairhaven, California and measures 156' x 36' x 11.8', and is rated at 452 gross tons.
    The C.A. Thayer had several careers: it carried lumber to 1912, was a salt and salmon packet to 1924, and was in the cod fishery to 1950, when it was the last commercially working sailing vessel on the west coast. The ship had a number of owners during this time: 1895-1912, E.K. Wood Lumber Co. (San Francisco); 1912-1925, Captain Peter Nelson (San Francisco); 1925-1952, Pacific Coast Codfishing (Seattle); 1952-1957, Charles Macneil (Seattle); 1957-1977, California State Parks; 1977- to the present, National Park Service (San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park).

    Collection Scope and Content

    C. A. Thayer (built 1895; schooner, 3m) Bills of Sale of Enrolled Vessel (SAFR 14030, HDC 36) consists of two documents titled Bill of Sale of Enrolled Vessel. One certificate, dated April 3, 1919, is titled Bill of Sale of Enrolled Vessel on the main side, Consolidated Certificate of Enrollment and Licence on the flip side. The other, a straight bill of sale is dated April 17, 1925. The collection is open and ready for use.

    Collection Arrangement

    This is a collection with two items.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Historic ships
    Business records
    Bill of Sale
    Legal instruments
    Agreements