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Noteworthy and New Publications

A Seafaring Legacy: The Photographs, Diaries, Letters, and Memorabilia of a Maine Sea Captain and His Wife, 1859-1908 Julianna FreeHand This is a special book whether you are researching family, thinking about traveling the world via the sea, or simply love reading about America’s early coastal families, how they lived and how they traveled. Shanghaiing Read More

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Window Glass

A few questions that you may be able to answer… Firstly, you list the cargo of several ships that carried window glass to San Francisco. Where did this information come from – a citation, if you will. I was a volunteer at the Vancouver Maritime Museum some time ago and sorted through teak boxers full Read More