Information for Researchers
Title: Queen (built 1882; passenger vessel) photograph,
Date: circa 1897
Collection No: P05-011
San Francisco Maritime Museum
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park (Calif.)
Historic Documents Department
Building E, Fort Mason
San Francisco, California 94123
Abstract: One 8 x 10 in. black-and-white photographic print captioned "'The Klondike Fever' Loading for Alaska."
Physical Location: Historic Documents Department
The following are indexing terms related to the description of this collection.
Pacific Coast Steamship Company
Queen (passenger vessel)
Klondike gold fields
Photography of ships
Information for Researchers
This collection is open for research.
There are no restrictions based on the condition of this material. However, you should be aware that access to collection
material is always at the discretion of NPS curatorial staff if the condition warrants restricting the access and handling
of the collection items at any time.
Conditions of Use
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reside with the individual or corporate body responsible for the creation of the materials, or with their heirs. It is the
user's responsibility to respect the provisions of the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).
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[Item title or description including date]. Queen (built 1882; passenger vessel) photograph, P05-011. [Location within collection
organization identified by container number, series number, file unit number, or item number]. Historic Documents Department,
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.
Processing and Cataloging
Processed by Charles Miller and completed 3/15/2005.
ANCS+ Catalog No. SAFR 20649.
The collection is cataloged in the National Park Service (NPS) Automated National Catalog System (ANCS+). A portion of the
ANCS+ catalog record can be viewed on the NPS
Museum Collections on the Web Catalog
by searching on the catalog number 20649 at
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The passenger vessel QUEEN was built at Philadelphia in 1882 as QUEEN OF THE PACIFIC and later renamed QUEEN. She was owned
by the Pacific Coast Steamship Co., and saw duty to Alaska in the Klondike Gold Rush in 1897. In 1935, QUEEN left Seattle
as QUEEN MARU, with a Japanese crew, bound for a Japanese scrapyard. Source: The H. W. McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific
Northwest, ed. Gordon Newell.
The photographs were acquired by the San Francisco Maritime Museum from an unidentified source prior to Golden Gate National
Recreation Area acquisition of the collection and they were transferred to San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
under the blanket accession SAFR-00001.
Accession number SAFR-00001.
Scope and Content
One 8 x 10 in. black-and-white photographic print captioned "'The Klondike Fever' Loading for Alaska."
The view is of the passenger vessel QUEEN in port.