Photo, Print, Drawing 58. Steering Compass and Binnacle; Standard Compass and Compensating Binnacle - Ship BALCLUTHA, 2905 Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA Drawings from Survey HAER CA-54

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About this Item

Title
Ship BALCLUTHA, 2905 Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA
Contributor Names
Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Charles Connell & Company
McMillan, Robert
J.J. Moore & Company
Alaska Packers Association
Kissinger, Frank A (Tex)
Kortum, Karl
Kissinger, Rose
Connell, Charles
San Francisco Maritime Museum Association
Kortum, Karl
Pacific Dry Dock and Ship Repair Company
Tri-Coastal Marine
Canright, Stephen
Donco, Inc.
Bay Ship and Yacht Company
DBI Construction
San Francisco Drydock, Inc.
White Elephant Management
Soeten, Harlan
Dring, Harry
Anderson, Richard K, Jr, project manager
Jackson, Robbyn L, field team supervisor
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, sponsor
Hyman, Steven A, consultant
Przygocki, Timothy, consultant
Harrison, Michael R, historian
Kuhnert, Matthew J, historian
Bloch, Todd, project manager
Croteau, Todd, project manager
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, sponsor
Lowe, Jet, photographer
Starr, Mark, delineator
Booth, Russell, photographer
Brouwer, Norman J, historian
Bates, T Paul, delineator
Bittle, Mark T, delineator
Case, C Jean, delineator
Cooper, Deborah J, delineator
Cubina, Marta M, delineator
Frisch, David G, delineator
McCormick, Jennifer, delineator
McMullen, Pamela J, delineator
Overby, Christian, delineator
Salarano, Laura E, delineator
Tagami, Ty T, delineator
Yahn, Jacqueline, delineator
Yi, Chang K, delineator
Created / Published
Documentation compiled after 1968
Subject Headings
-  cargo ships
-  steel hulls
-  lumber industry
-  trade
-  maritime
-  sailing ships
-  bowsprits
-  compasses
-  binnacles
-  saloons
-  skylights
-  steering gear
-  cabins (vehicle spaces)
-  decks (watercraft components)
-  masts
-  galleys (ship kitchens)
-  capstans
-  interpretation
-  California -- San Francisco County -- San Francisco
Latitude / Longitude
37.8098,-122.422527
Notes
-  Significance: The three-masted, steel-hulled ship Balclutha was a typical British-built sailing cargo vessel when constructed in 1886. Today it is just one of a handful of such vessels surviving in the world. As an artifact of the international trade that built the economy and culture of San Francisco and California, the ship has no equal. It retains a high degree of integrity in its hull materials and form and in its lofty rig, which has, perhaps uniquely among historic tall ships, never been wholly removed. Its historic importance was recognized through designation as a National Historic Landmark in 1985.
-  Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N5
-  Survey number: HAER CA-54
-  Building/structure dates: 1886 Initial Construction
-  Building/structure dates: 1911 Subsequent Work
-  Building/structure dates: 1954- 1955 Subsequent Work
-  Building/structure dates: 1988 Subsequent Work
-  Building/structure dates: 1986 Subsequent Work
-  Building/structure dates: 1991-1992 Subsequent Work
-  Building/structure dates: 1997-1998 Subsequent Work
-  Building/structure dates: 2002 Subsequent Work
-  Building/structure dates: 2008 Subsequent Work
-  Building/structure dates: 2012 Subsequent Work
-  Building/structure dates: 2014 Subsequent Work
-  National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 76000178
Medium
Photo(s): 142
Color Transparencies: 1
Measured Drawing(s): 70
Data Page(s): 239
Photo Caption Page(s): 10
Call Number/Physical Location
HAER CAL,38-SANFRA,200-
Source Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Control Number
ca1493
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html
Online Format
image
pdf
Description
Photo(s): 142 | Color Transparencies: 1 | Measured Drawing(s): 70 | Data Page(s): 239 | Photo Caption Page(s): 10

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Chicago citation style:

Historic American Engineering Record, Creator, Charles Connell & Company, Robert McMillan, J.J. Moore & Company, Alaska Packers Association, Frank A Kissinger, Karl Kortum, et al., Lowe, Jet, and Russell Booth, photographer. Ship BALCLUTHA,Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA. California San Francisco San Francisco County, 1968. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/ca1493/.

APA citation style:

Historic American Engineering Record, C., Charles Connell & Company, McMillan, R., J.J. Moore & Company, Alaska Packers Association, Kissinger, F. A. [...] Yi, C. K., Lowe, J. & Booth, R., photographer. (1968) Ship BALCLUTHA,Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA. California San Francisco San Francisco County, 1968. Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ca1493/.

MLA citation style:

Historic American Engineering Record, Creator, et al., photographers by Lowe, Jet, and Russell Booth. Ship BALCLUTHA,Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/ca1493/>.