Pacific schooner Wawona

  • 158 Pages
  • 3.28 MB
  • English
Documentary Book Publishers Corp. , Bellevue, Wash
Wawona (Ship), Navigation -- Northwest, Pacific -- History., Northwest, Pacific -- Comm


Northwest, Pa

StatementHarriet Tracy DeLong ; foreward [sic] by M.S. Kline.
LC ClassificationsVM395.W38 D45 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 158 p., [2] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2558540M
ISBN 100935503021, 093550303X
LC Control Number85072714

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Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Author: Harriet Tracy DeLong. Blowing Out the Stink—a fisherman’s phrase for doing laundry at sea—tells the story of the lumber and cod schooner Wawona and the quirky adventures of her captains and crews in the North Pacific.

Learn about the the innovations of Wawona’s builder, H.D. Bendixsen. Capt. Discover the history of the three-masted schooner Wawona and the quirky adventures of her captains and crews in the North Pacific.

Shipbuilders, Sea Captains, and Fishermen reveals the innovations of Wawona's builder, H.D. Bendixsen.

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Capt. Ralph E. "Matt" Peasley, "the big overgrown kid," became the most famous ship captain in America. Capt/5(6).

Pacific schooner Wawona by DeLong, Harriet Tracy An apparently unread copy in perfect condition. Dust cover is intact; pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Rating: % positive.

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Pacific Schooner Wawona. Harriet Tracy DeLong. Documentary Book Publishers Corporation, - Coastwise shipping - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Discover the history of the three-masted schooner Wawona and the quirky adventures of her captains and crews in the North ilders, Sea Captains, and Fishermen reveals the innovations of Wawona's builder, H.D.

Ralph E. "Matt" Peasley, "the big overgrown kid," became the most famous ship captain in America.4/5(2). The schooner Wawona, launched at Fairhaven, California, inwas the largest three-masted sailing schooner ever built in North 17 years, the Wawona hauled lumber up and down the Pacific Coast. Inshe was sold to the Robinson Fisheries Company of Anacortes, Washington, and for the next 30 years was employed in the Bering Sea codfishing trade.

His book "Shipbuilders, Sea Captains, and Fishermen: The Story of the Schooner Wawona" is now a priceless treasure for Northwest maritime history fans, because the once beautiful three-masted Wawona ended up being demolished, in spite of the efforts of Follansbee and other preservationists.

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Great book for the late 's Pacific Coast Sailing Schooner history buff. Soft cover, Approx pages, oversize 9" x 12", Nice used condition.

Pacific Schooner Wawona by Harriet Tracy De Long signed by author!Seller Rating: % positive. Ina group called “Save Our Ships,” forerunner to Northwest Seaport, Inc., purchased Wawona. She has served as a musuem exhibit ever since. A very thorough, illustrated history titled “Pacific Schooner Wawona,” by Harriet Tracy DeLong was published in by Documentary Book Publishers Corporation of Bellevue, Washington.

Pacific schooner Wawona Northwest Seaport's original vessel was the 3-masted schooner Wawona. It was built in Fairhaven, California by Hans Ditlev Bendixsen and was said to be the largest and best proportioned three master on the coast.

Commissioned by Dolbeer & Carson Lumber Company, it joined the other Pacific schooners engaged in. The Wawona didn’t give any trouble to the two tugboats that maneuvered the year-old schooner Wednesday from South Lake Union to her death at a dry dock on the east side of the lake.

One day inJoe Follansbee stepped aboard the decaying, three-masted schooner Wawona and fell in love, too late. Time was already running out for the old ship, but Follansbee, a Seattle journalist and author, joined the effort to save put his substantial writing talents to work in the attempt to convince people that this important piece of Northwest maritime history should.

Wawona Pacific Schooner Documentation Project Final Paradoxically, the schooner Wawona was built to haul lumber, logged from the great primeval forests of Northern California and the Pacific Northwest.

Wawona served her first owners well for sixteen years. She was then sold to the Robinson Fisheries Company of Anacortes, Washington, for employment in the Bering Sea codfishing trade. C.A. Thayer Lumber Schooner Hyde Street Pier Built C.

Thayer is the lone survivor of sailing schooners designed in the 19th century for Pacific Coast lumber trade. She was built in of native Douglas fir by Hans Ditley Bendixsen at Fairhaven, on Humboldt Bay. I've already published a young adult novel, titled Bet: Stowaway Daughter, based on my research into the history of the schooner Wawona.

I've told the ship's story in Shipbuilders, Sea Captains, and Fishermen: The Story of the Schooner Wawona, and the ebook Blowing Out the Stink: Life on a Lumber and Cod Schooner /5(1). Wawona was an American three-masted, fore-and-aft schooner that sailed from to as a lumber carrier and fishing vessel based in Puget was one of the last survivors of the sailing schooners in the West Coast lumber trade to San Francisco from Washington, Oregon, and Northern California.

Wawona was built near Eureka, California on Humboldt Bay by Hans Ditlev Bendixsen. Wawona was designed for the Dolbeer & Carson Lumber Company of Eureka, California to transport more thanboard feet of lumber per voyage from from the Pacific Northwest to ports further south on the coast.

Harriet Tracy DeLong is the author of Schoolma'am ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ) and Pacific Schooner Wawona ( avg rating, 0 r 5/5(1). The Wawona once caught more cod than any other member of a member Pacific schooner fleet -- and is now one of only two surviving fleet members.

The Wawona's sister ship, the C.A. Thayer in San Francisco, years ago received federal, local and nonprofit support to undergo a historic renovation estimated to cost $13 million.

After more than three years of work, my history of the Wawona has been published. The book is called "Shipbuilders, Sea Captains, and Fishermen: The Story of the Schooner Wawona." It's all about the lumber and codfishing vessel that's now berthed at South Lake Union Park in Seattle.

History of the organization. Northwest Seaport was founded in the early s as the Save Our Ships project to save the Pacific schooner Our Ships purchased Wawona infollowed by Lightship 83 "Relief" in (subsequently changed to "Swiftsure" lightship station), and received the tugboat Arthur Foss as a donation from the Foss company in The historic schooner Wawona, with its three towering masts long a fixture at South Lake Union Park, is going.

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The city sent a letter to the owners a few days ago that the boat must leave by. Drawing on Our History: Fishing Vessels of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. James A. Cole, Northwest Seaport. Pacific Schooner. Wawona Harriet Tracy DeLong, Trident Seafoods Catching a Deckload of Dreams: Chuck Bundrant and the Story of Trident Seafoods.

John van Amerongen, Vancouver Maritime Historical Society. The story also includes comments about the $, allocation in the city's proposed budget for moving the schooner Wawona from SLUP to drydock. The allocation was first reported in my blog on Tuesday.

(Thanks to a long-time volunteer who helped me find the section in the parks capital budget called "Wawona Disposition."). The schooner Wawona sits at a dock on the south end of Lake Union on J The badly deteriorated Wawona will be moved Monday from its moorage to a nearby dry dock to be dismantled.

Wawona ±B a three-wasted, baldheaded schooner of tons andxls offeet lunber capacity.

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She measures I^^JL^JSL^ f3 ft deep. Her official number is 81^76 and her signal letters K.K.D.S. Wawona was constricted of wood and powered by sail^alonei an. On March 4,the the lumber-carrying and cod-fishing schooner Wawona, her masts cut to stumps and name board askew on the crumbling stern, is towed from her longtime berth in Waterway 4 in South Lake Union to the Lake Union Drydock Company, where she will be further documented and ship's last voyage, at most a half-mile at the end of the tugboat Flyer's towline, is.Built in Fairhaven, CA, inthe Schooner Wawona is one of the largest three-masted schooners ever built on the West Coast and was one of two remaining Pacific schooners out of a fleet of over that engaged in the coastal commercial lumber trade and in the Alaska cod fishery until she was dismantled in   “Pacific Schooner Wawona” Harriet Tracy DeLong.

DeLong explores the history of one of largest three-masted schooner ever built in North America, which was .