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1800s San Francisco


Sea Captains

The captains listed below sailed into and out of the Port of San Francisco during the mid-to-late 1800s. During 1849 and 1850 alone, more than 600 Captains sailed from Eastern seaport towns into San Francisco Bay. Many of the Captains lived in San Francisco and many also made their home in Oakland or Contra Costa County during the late 1800s.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A
* Herman Ackerman, 2717-1/2 Mission St., San Francisco
*Robert Ackerman, 9 Madison Avenue
E. H. Ackley
H. S. Ackley
Captain Adams
*Charles H. Aitken, 33 Washington Avenue, San Francisco
Captain Alexander
*James G. Allen, 1314 Twenty-second, San Francisco
*Antonio Alves, 727 Broadway, San Francisco
*Jabez A. Amesbury, 710 O'Farrell, San Francisco
Captain Amy
*Andrew Anderson, 1124 Stevenson, San Francisco
*Frank A. Anderson, 17 Perry, San Francisco
*Frederick Anderson, 1128-1/2 Howard Street, San Francisco
*Henry Anderson, 121 Francisco, San Francisco
*William Anderson, 320 1/4 Ritch Street, San Francisco
Ole Anfindsen, Folsom Street, San Francisco
George Ankers, 754 Bryant Street, San Francisco
Henry Anson, 1133 Union Street, San Francisco
*Captain Auguay
*Richard Austin, 415 East, San Francisco
*Elihu Avery, 1437 Steiner, San Francisco

B 
F.R. Baby
*Charles Backus, 230 Francisco, San Francisco
A. Bacon
*Charles A. F. Bahn, 906 Filbert, San Francisco
*James G. Baker, Pacific St. Wharf, San Francisco
Captain M. T. Bailey
John G. Baker
W.W. Baker
*John W. Balch, 528 Ellis, San Francisco
Captain C.H. Baldwin 
*Edward A. Barfred, 531 Grove Street, San Francisco
Captain Barnard
*William H. Barr, 1011 Union Street, San Francisco
William Jackson Barry
Captain Barstow
Lt. Edward F. Beal
Moses Thurston Bean
*Samuel B. Beck, 1721 Jones, San Francisco
*John H. Behrens, 612 Jessie, San Francisco
*William C. Behrens, N.S. Caselli Avenue near Rose
*Christopher A. Bell, 45-1/2 Federal, San Francisco
John H. Bell
*Conrad Benfeldt, N.S. Hale near Merrill
*John Bennett, 1432 Dolores Street, San Francisco
*William Bennett, 818 Jessie Street, San Francisco
Ernest Bent
Lt. Bissell
Captain Blackburn, The Montserret
*Daniel W. Blanchard, 1708 Turk Street, San Francisco
Blethens in San Francisco during the 1800s
Clement P. Blethen
James H. Blethen
James H. Blethen, Jr., 512 Devisadero Street, San Francisco (Divisadero Street)
John C. Blethen
*Gustave Bluhm, 214 Steuart Street, San Francisco
William Bluhm, 1413 Bush Street, San Francisco
Lieutenant S.F. Blunt
W.M. Blye
J. Bodfish
*Russell S. Bodfish, 423 Tenth Street, San Francisco
*Gerhardt Boese, 124 Eugenia Street, San Francisco
*Henry Boettcher, 320 Drumm Street, San Francisco
*Frederick H. Boie, 23-1/2 Twenty-Second Street, San Francisco
*Morton Bondegard, 1731 Jessie Street, San Francisco
John Bone, 1505 Leavenworth Street, San Francisco
*William Borchers, 2 Rincon Court Street, San Francisco
*William Borchers, Jr., 2 Rincon Court 1889, San Francisco
*Hendrick Botcher, 5 Seymour Av
J. Bottom
Charles C. Boudrow
F. Bourne
*George W. Boyd, 113 Cumberland Street, San Francisco
Charles Boyle
*Hansen Boysen, 609 1/2 Chestnut Street, San Francisco
*John Brannan, 54 Sacramento Street, San Francisco
N.A. Bray
Charles J. Brenham
Captain Brewster
Captain Brieholm
*Martin Brigman
*Albert Brown, 503 Filbert Street, San Francisco
*Charles Brown, office, 405 Front Street, San Francisco
Captain Julian Brown (SS City of Para. Died May 1898)
*Frederick Brown, 426 Hayes Street, San Francisco
*John Brown, 14 Rondell Place, San Francisco
*John W. Brown, 904 Church Street, San Francisco
*William Brown, 716 Bay Street, San Francisco
*Conrad Bruns The Morgan Oyster Co., 1223 Eddy Street
*Julius F. Bryn, 21 Madison Av
Lt. Thomas A. Budd, U.S.N.
H.C. Bunker
Captain Burgess
*William R. Burmeister, office Pier 7, Steuart Street, San Francisco

C
*James J. Cabaniss, 1919 Polk Street, San Francisco
*Robert Caldwell, 9 Broadway Street, San Francisco
Captain Caleff
*Michael Canalli, 331 1/2 Union Street, San Francisco
Captain Carlson
Nathaniel Canonicus
Captain Carlton
John Carphin
James Carroll
*Daniel A. Carter, Brooklyn Hotel
Captain Caulfield
William Henry Causer
*John M. Caverly, 1815 Sutter Street, San Francisco
Captain Champion
*James Chapman, 1131 Bush Street, San Francisco
H. Chevalier, RMSS Zealandia
*John Christensen, 38 Fair Oaks Street, San Francisco
*Oliver Christenson, 734 Hayes Street, San Francisco
*Ernest W. Christiansen, 1229 York Street, San Francisco
*Peter Christianson, 621 Third Street, San Francisco
*Robert C. Clark, 6 Clay Street, San Francisco
S. Clark
W. S. Clarke
John Clay
Henry Cleaveland
*Charles Clint, 1028 Pacific Street, San Francisco
William Cobb
*William Colby, 524 1/2 Capp Street, San Francisco
Charles Coffin
H. B. Colbey
D. Colburn
George A. Cole
H. Cole
*Theodore H. Collett, 198 Lombard Street, San Francisco
J. Collier
*Peter Colly, office 18 Howard Street, San Francisco
*James Colman, 318 Brannan Street, San Francisco
*Edward L. Colville, 929 1/2 Jackson Street, San Francisco
E. Cook
*George Cook, 503 Folsom Street, San Francisco
*James Cooper, 575 Minna Street, San Francisco
*William Cornell, 641 Folsom Street, San Francisco
Captain Corwin
Kenny Couillard, Commander SS Winfield Scott, 1852
*William H. Coulson, 11 Clementina Street, San Francisco
Captain Cousins (may be same as Edwin B. Cousins immediately following)
*Edwin B. Cousins, 13 1/2 Washington Avenue, San Francisco
*Peter Crack, 814 Twentieth Street, San Francisco
*John S. Crawford, 322 1/2 Eighteenth Street, San Francisco
Captain Josiah Perkins Creesy (and Eleanor Creesy, Navigator) 
*C. H. Crocker, office 18 Howard Street, San Francisco
*Samuel F. Cromwell, 734 Sixteenth Street, San Francisco
Thomas B. Cropper
B.S. Crosby
Captain Cunningham
*George A. Currie, 614 Mason Street, San Francisco
A. Curtis
*Henry G. Curtis, 414 Capp Street, San Francisco

D
Christopher C. Dall
Captain W. I. Dall
Timothy Herbert Dame
*George W. David, 628 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco
*James Davidson, 420 Third
*Charles Davis, office 18 Howard
*William J. Davis, 519 Bush Street, San Francisco
*Glrard Debney, 917 McAllister
Captain DeLaney
*Jullus De Moey, 37 Pacific
A.W. Dennis
*Henry Desslow, 28 South Park
*George Dettmers, 330 1/2 Eighteenth Street, San Francisco
Samuel de Wolf
*William H. Diggs, 732 Capp Street, San Francisco
*Oliver W. Ditson Arctic Whaling Co., 35 Stanford
*George Dittmers, 330 1/2 Eighteenth
Justus Doane
*Adams Dodd, 1309 Guerrero
Thomas Dodge
John M. Dow
Captain Dowd
*Thomas Dowdell, 1217 1/2 Hayes Street, San Francisco
Captain Downes
*Louis Dreysdoffer, 7 Clay 10 De Boom
*Theobald Duebeck, 720 Third Street, San Francisco
*Theobald Duerrbeck, 720 Third Street, San Francisco
C. B. Duggan, Master, Vicar of Bray
Phillip Dumaresq
William Dunham
E. W. Dunn
Captain Durham 

E
*Cyrus A. Eastman, 2 Ewer Place
*William F. Edwards, 114 Hyde Street
*Alexander Edwardson, 431 Vallejo Street, San Francisco
T. Eldridge
William Ellery
J.B. Elwell
*Carl Emerson, 11 Jackson Street, San Francisco
*Albert Erickson, 359 1/2 First
*Conrad Erickson, 20 Clementina
*John Errickson, schr Noyo, 23 1/4 South Park, San Francisco
*Damian Espinosa, 1423 Geary St., San Francisco
*Robert J. Espy, 762 Folsom St., San Francisco
George T. Estabrooks
*John H. Evans, 124 1/2 Bernard
*Alfred Everson, 803 Hyde Street 

F
J. Fairfowl
*Jeremiah W. Farnham, 921 Dolores Street
Capt Farragut, U.S.N.: SS Cortes, September 14, 1854 to Mare Island Naval Base
John S. Farren
Edward Horatio Faucon
*Paul Ferguson, 312 Beale St., San Francisco
J. S. Ferries, Zealandia 1876
*Frank R. Filberton, 293 Union St., San Francisco
*Peter Fischer, 14 Washington St., San Francisco
Joseph L. Folsom
Cleveland Forbes
*William F. Forsman, 1011 1/2 Pierce St., San Francisco
Obed F. Fosdick
C. J. Fosen
*Charles E. Foye, 831 Fulton St., San Francisco
*Frederick Frederickson, office Pier 7 Steuart
F. Freeman, Jr. 
Daniel Friele
Charles Stewart Friis

G
*J. P. Gallagher, 27 Elgin Park Avenue
*John L. Galloup, 932 Howard Street
E.C. Gardiner
Edmund Gardner
Francis W. Gatter
*Ferdinand Gee, 824 Ellis
*Charles G. Gielow, 410 Brannan Street
Captain Gifford
*Samuel Gillis, 10 Vincent
*Samuel J. Gilman, 717 Bush
Stephen Girard (Eastern Seaboard) 
*George M. Gladson, 341 McAllister
*August C. Glaser, 135 Clipper
C. Gordon
A.B. Gore
Charles A. Gore 
*Thomas Golding, 607 Turk
*William G. Goodman, 22 Whitney
*Andrew B. Goodmanson, 1806 San Carlos Avenue
*Gustave Goodmanson, 609 Harrison
C. Gordon
Sydney Gough
*Sewell F. Graves, 701 Shotwell
*Charles Gray, 1800 Dupont
*Frank Green, 5 Market
Herman H. Greene
D. E. Griffith
*Edward D. Griffin, 37 Second
William Griffin
*Thomas H. Griffiths, 34 Liberty
*Hans Gullicksen, 744 Fourth 

H
*Frederick Hackmann, 53 Clementina
Captain Salisbury Haley
*Charles F. Hall, 29 Ford
*Edwin J. Hall, 437 Noe
*George T. Hall, 926 Mission
*Martin Halverson, 108 Berry
A. J. Hamilton (Wild Duck in San Francisco, 1853) 
*Charles Hammond, 803 O'Farrell
*Alexander Hansen, 503 Folsom Street, San Francisco
*Bernhard Hansen, 440 Second
*Christ Hansen, office Pier 7 Steuart
*Christopher Hansen, 2 Midway
*Hans Hansen, 37 Pacific Street, San Francisco
*Hans E. Hansen, 2018 Dupont Street, San Francisco
*Henning Hansen, 760 Bryant
*John Hansen, 2922 Pine
*S. Hansen, office Pier 7 Steuart
*William Hansen, 9 Taylor
*Christopher K. Hanson, 144 Eleventh
*Joseph Harder, 723 Bryant
Capt. Harding (Sea Nymph) 
*Alfred H. Hare, 10 Perry
*C. T. Harkins, cor A and Point Lobos Avenue
*George T. Harkness, 816 California
Kimball Harlow
*John Harrington, 406 Bryant
*John W. Harrington, 527 1/2 Green
*William Hartley, 1625 Leavenworth Street, San Francisco
*John J. Haviside, 30 Crocker
*Edward Haywood, 612 Second Street, San Francisco
Michael J. Healy
Captain Hedge
*Carl V. Heegaard, 812 Webster
*Edward Henrix, 215 Seventeenth Street, San Francisco
S. Henry
*Edward P. Herendeen, 511 Jones
*Lewis N. Herendeen, 139 Fourth
*F. L. Herriman, office 18 Howard
*Charles H. Hewitt, 2109 Broderick Street, San Francisco
Captain Higgins
Benjamin Hill
Captain Hinckley
E. T. Hitchcock
*George L. Hobbs, 32 Louisa
*Thomas Hoepner, 1603 Dolores Street, San Francisco
A. Holbrook
*Martin Holm, 81 Clementina
William Homen
Captain Hopkins
*James S. Horne, 16 Clay
Robert Henderson Horner
Captain Houdlette
*John R. Howard, American Exchauge Hotel
William F. Howes
Ed Howe
Jeff Howell
E. Howes
*Laban H. Howes, 320 Mason
*James E. Howland, 216 Shotwell
William Howland
William H. Hudson (U.S. Navy Commander)
*O. J. Humphrey, 623 1/2 Guerrero
Charles Hull (Captain of clipper ship Charles Mallory, 1852-1853)
Thomas Huntington
J. B. Hutchings
*August Hyer, 407 Main, rear 

I
*James Ingersoll, 426 Twenty-ninth
*Christian H. Ingwersen, 866 Folsom Street, San Francisco
William Isley
J. B. G. Isham and on the SS Northerner 
*Peter Ivancich, 14 Rausch 

J
*Robert Jack, 333 Seventeenth
*Henry Jacobson, office 405 Front 1047 Harrison
*J. H. Jacobson, office 18 Howard Street, San Francisco
*James Jamison, 334 1/2 Fremont Street, San Francisco
Nathanial Jarvis
*John Jensen, 1011 Harrison
*Rasmus Jepsen, 907 Minna Street
*Jasper W. Jesperson, 106 Silver
*Gustavus M. Jessen, 1524 Jackson
Captain Johnson, Captain of Westward Ho
*A. P. Johnson, 609 1/2 Howard
*Edward Johnson, 113 Francisco
George W. Johnson
*John W. Johnson, 333 Ritch
*Magnus Johnson, 30 1/2 Rausch
*Peter A. Johnson, 224 Chestnut
Henry Johnston
*Louis W. Johnston, 814 Valencia Street, San Francisco
*Hans Jorgensen, 2014 1/2 Dupont
*William W. Josselyn, 2324 Mission Street, San Francisco
*Arend Juchter, 666 Bryant Street, San Francisco 

K
*James D. Keith, 304 Turk Street, San Francisco
W. Kennedy
*Louis Kessler, W s Prospect Av nr Twenty-eighth, B. H.
*James Kiernan, 1129 Folsom Street, San Francisco
*Herman Kihn, 316 Fremont
George E. Kilham
*James H. Killeran, 123 Julian Av
*Daniel Killman, 606 Shotwell
*Henry Killman, 28 1/2 Clinton Park
*John H. Kimball, 1829 Mission
Edward A. King (Harbormaster 1850)
*James Kirk, 303 Lombard
*Charles J. Klinker, 224 Chestnut Street, San Francisco
*Emil Kluge, 503 Folsom
Captain Knapp
Captain Elias D. Knight
Captain G. B. Knight (Freighter Nebraskan)
Captain Josiah Nickerson Knowles 
*Gottfried Kohake, 521 Second
*George Kroeger, 14 Sacramento
*Chris N. Krogh, 139 Berry
*W. M. Krone, 2105 Stockton Street, San Francisco
*George Kruger, office Pier 7 

L
*Henry La Bell, 1513 Lyon
Captain Laflin
Captain Lambert
*Henry N. Lamberth, 640 Minna Street, San Francisco
*Charles Lampe, 2611 Mission
*William J. Lancashire, 238 Steuart
*Peter F. Lane, 141 Chestnut Street, San Francisco
W.F. Lapidge
Fred Lawson
Samuel Leach
Captain Lee
P.S. LeFevre (or Lefever)
Willian Alexander Leidesdorff
A.V.H. Leroy, U.S.N.
*John Lavin, 20 Stanford
*John S. Lee, 6 Clay Street, San Francisco
*George V. Leland, 237 Seventh
*Herman D. Leland, 133 Ninth
*Hans O. Levinson, 1608 1/4 Stevenson
*Charles H. Lewis, 25 Tenth Avenue
*Emil Liebig, office 27 Steuart, Lawrence Pl
Jose Yves Limantour
Captain Loper
Captain Bailey Loring
F.W. Lovett
*John Low, 15 Hollis
*Harry Lubey, 54 Sacramento Street, San Francisco
J. S. Lucas (Captain of the clipper Charmer. Arrived San Francisco April 12, 1855)
*Harry Lyman, 35 Everett 

M
*Matthias Maas, 516 Chestnut Street, San Francisco
Charles Harrington MacLeod
*Hans Madison, 2326 Mission Street, San Francisco
*Martin Mahler, 13 Hinckley
David Patrick Mallagh
*Henry Manning, 1323 1/2 Sacramento Street, San Francisco
S. Manson, Jr.
Captain Markham
Captain Marshall
*Andrew Martin, 54 Sacramento Street, San Francisco
William Matson 
*Olof Mattson, 1913 Laguna
Jefferson Maury
*John W. McAllep, 319 1/2 Bartlet
*William I. McAllep, 216 Castro Street, San Francisco
*Alexander J. McCarren, 574 Folsom
*Charles McCarthy, 915 Lombard Street, San Francisco
William McClure
Captain McComas
*Hugh McCormick, 2648 Folsom
*John E. McCulloch, 923 Lombard Street, San Francisco
*Alexander McDonald, 1604 Jones Street, San Francisco
*Kenneth McDonald, 16 Clay Street, San Francisco
Captain M'Gowan
Lauchlan McKay
Allan McLane, U.S.N.
Daniel McLaughlin 
Duncan McLean
*Christopher E. McNear, 225 Oak Street, San Francisco
*Martin P. McRae, 1066 Howard
E. Mellus
*William H. Mercer, 830 1/?? Broadway Street
*Alfred Metcalf, 503 Folsom Street, San Francisco
Lewis Meyer
William A. Mighell
*M. V. B. Millard, 1115 1/2 Twenty-first
*Frank G. Miller, 3215 Sacramento Street, San Francisco
W.A. Mills
*August Minor, 136 Liberty
Captain Mitchell
*Ernest W. J. E. Mittelstaedt, 1016 Page Street
*Charles F. Montell, 108 1/2
*Edgar H. Montell, 316 Oak Street
John Berrian Montgomery
Captain Moore
 RMS Mikado, The Australian Line, 1874) 
*Henry Moore, 1415 Powell
William Moore
*George F. Moorehouse, office 18 Howard 1324 Buchanan
*F. E. Morley, office 27 Steuart Street, San Francisco
Isaac H. Morris
Captain Morrison
*Albion H. Morse, 2202 Steiner Street, San Francisco
*Charles C. Morse, 107 Scott
Thomas H. Morton
William Mosher
J. T. Mott
Captain Mumford
*Joseph W. Munroe, 2134 Union Street, San Francisco
Peter Simon Murchison
Alexander Sinclair Murray
F. Myrick (or F. Myrrick) 

N
Samuel W. Naghel
*Andrew Nelson, 13 Clay, San Francisco
Captain Andrew W. Nelson, SS City of Para, 1908-1910
Charles Nelson, Oakland, California
*Oliver Nelson, 205 Ninth Street, San Francisco
*Olof Nelson, 2609 Larkin Street, San Francisco
*Peter Nelson, 320 Drumm Street, San Francisco
E. D. P. Nichols
E. W. Nichols
A. Nicholson (also spelled A. Nicolson)
J. J. Nicholson
E. Nickerson
*Sumner A. Nickerson, 1142 Howard Street, San Francisco
A. Nicolson (also spelled A. Nicholson)
A. P. Nielsen, seaman, 13 Clay, San Francisco (Langley's San Francisco Directory, 1889)
Captain(s) Nielsen (Miscellaneous entries. No first names given.)
*Albert Nielsen, Master Mariner, 1225 Union, San Francisco (Langley's San Francisco Directory, 1889)
E. M. Nielsen
Charles Nielsen, seaman, rear 11 Pacific (Langley's San Francisco Directory, 1889)
*Niels Nielsen, Master Mariner, 1805 1/2 Stockton, rear, San Francisco (Langley's San Francisco Directory, 1889)
N. H. Nielson (Queen, schooner, 1901)
Thomas Nielsen (Pioneer, tug, 1912)
Thomas Nielsen (Master, Makaweli, barkentine, 1911)
*Harry M. P. Nissen, 7 Natoma, San Francisco
Louis Nopander, Louis, seaman, 505 Union, rear (Langley's San Francisco Directory, 1889)
*Eric M. Nordberg, 503 Folsom, San Francisco
Arthur Nordling, seaman, 425 Bay, rear (Langley's San Francisco Directory, 1889)
I. H. Norris
J. H. Norris
Nathaniel Nowell
*William P. Noyes, 915 Greenwich, San Francisco

O
*J. P. O'Connell, 54 Sacramento Street, San Francisco
*Edward O'Connor, 9 Glover
*Ole A. Olsen, 1806 Jessie Street
*Olof Olsen, 30 Clay Street, San Francisco
*Peter Olsen, 505 Third Street, San Francisco
*Louis Olson, 1216 Twenty-first Street, San Francisco
W.H. Osgood, Captain, Clippership Trade Wind
Douglas Ottinger 

P
*Joseph M. Page, 111 Twenty-fourth
*William A. Palmer, 801 Pine
*Frederick Papenfaus, Winn nr Old Hickory B. H.
Captain Parkhurst
*Charles T. Parnow, 562 1/2 Bryant Street, San Francisco
*George Patten, 123 Powell
Joshua Patten (and Mary Patten)
Captain Patterson
Carlisle P. Patterson, U.S.N.
R.L. Patterson, U.S.N.
Robert H. Pearson, Esq. (Sometimes spelled R. H. Pierson in the same issue of Daily Alta California.)
James B. Peck
Christian Pedersen, 1213 Florida
*Ellis B. Percy, office 22 California 109 Scott
Captain Perkins
*Alphonzo B. Perry, 32 Steuart Street, San Francisco
E. A. Perry
*William Peters, 44 Fourth Street, San Francisco
*John Petersen, 21 Hinckley
*Martin Petersen, 231 Eleventh
*Charles B. Peterson, The Morgan Oyster Co., 1213 Florida
*Christian Peterson, The Morgan Oyster Co., 1213 Florida
*Jacob Peterson, 30 1/2 Brosnan
*Thomas Peterson, Corea nr Santee
T. G. Pierce
*Henry Piltz, 613 Shotwell
Captain Pinkham
*George Plummer, 320 Castro Street, San Francisco
*John R. Potter, 819 Filbert Street, San Francisco
W. R. Potter
Timothy Pratt
Captain Prattle
Captain Pray
*Jacob Prigge, 294 East
*Joseph A. Pritchard, 227 Hayes Street, San Francisco
*Henry Purcher, 22 Zoe, rear 

Q
*Gaetano Queirolo, 1310 Kearny Street, San Francisco
*Robert Quinton, 20 Clementina Street, San Francisco

R
Henry Randall
William Chapman Ralston
*Thomas A. Randall, 6 Clay Street
*Hans Rasmussen, 609 Harrison
*Nels Rasmussen, 16 Pfeiffer
*Winslow Ray, 2516 Mission
*Joseph H. Redmond, 424 Fremont
Captain Reed
*Charles Reel, 1914 Mason Street, San Francisco
*John Rees, 503 Folsom Street, San Francisco
*William Reid, 45 Twelfth
*G. T. Remmers, Corea and Penobscot
*Joseph H. Rex, 520 Chestnut Street
*William Rex, 520 Chestnut Street, San Francisco
Captain Reynard
*Edward B. Reynolds, 515 Jones Street
Abel W. Richardson
Joseph W. Richardson
William Richardson
*James R. Rideout, 804 Filbert Street
J. P. Ridley
David Ritchie
*Lawrence Roach, NE corner Twenty-forth and York
Robert H. Roberts, 5 Leroy Place
*Charles L. Robinson, 249 Steuart Street
*John J. Robinson, 716 Montgomery Avenue
*Charles Rock, 418 Greenwich Street
*Ephraim T. Rogers, 407 Octavia Street
A. S. Rogers
E. D. Rogers
*Gustave T. Rosenlund, 1910 Mason Street, San Francisco
*James Ross, 531 O'Farrell
Reuben Kellogg
*Thomas Ryan,1108 Montgomery Street
*Edward Ryder, 310 Kearny Street 

S
*Robert R. Samarriter, 533 Taylor Street, San Francisco
*Olof Samuelson, 808 Union
*Charles Schmaling, 1121 Broadway
*William H. Schroeder, 914 Fifteenth
Captain Schultz
*Richard C. B. Schwartz, 2230 Hyde Street, San Francisco
Charles Seabury
Jason Seabury
William B. Seabury
*C. D. Searles, 1002 Minna
Victor Seaman
*Benjamin W. Sears, 5 Market
Elisha Sears
Captain Sewell
*James Sharkey, 406 Bryant Street, San Francisco
*Laurence Sharp, 325 1/2 Third Street, San Francisco
*William N. Shelley, W. N. Shelley & Co., 1800 Union
Captain Shepeard
Samuel V. Shreve
William T. Shorey
*S. Simonsen, 1914 Washington
*Simon Simonson, 423 Greenwich Street, San Francisco
*John Skipper, 6 1/2 Garden
C.H. Slater
*John Slater, 27 Federal
Captain Slemmer
*G. L. Small, office 18 Howard Street, San Francisco
Robert Small
*Axel W. Smith, 429 Tenth
*Edward Smith, 1222 Union Street, San Francisco
*H. D. Smith, 922 Greenwich Street, San Francisco
*Jacob C. Smith, 333 Ritch
Stephen Smith
*Thomas Smith, 216 Chestnut
*William Smith, NE cor Arlington and Miguel, Fairmount Tract
*John Soderman, 1206 1/2 Kearny Street, San Francisco
G.W. Somes
*Jacob Sommers, 2 Haggin
*Peter Sommers, 2 Haggin
*Gustave Sorman, 16 Clinton Park
C. Soule
Charles Spear
*Joseph R. Spencer, 559 1/2 Minna Street, San Francisco
Caleb Sprague
*Harry St. Clair, 410 Beale
Jasper Stahl
*Henry P. Stalman, 210 Steuart
*Samuel R. Stanton, 2305 Jones Street, San Francisco
Captain Staples
R. W. Steele (Packet ship Andrew Foster, U.S. Navy, Clipper Racer)
*Frederick Steinberg, office Pier 7 Steuart
*Fritz Sternberg, 18 South Park
Charles Stoddard
*John Storry, 2014 Dupont
*Leonard Storry, 2014 Dupont Street, San Francisco
*A. A. Stout, 645 3/4 Stevenson
*John H. Struckmeyer, 1718 Dupont
*Christian H. Stuhr, 22 Welsh
*Robert Sudden, 716 Hayes Street, San Francisco
*Daniel Sullivan, 1121 Harrison
*George W. Swanton, 816 Church Street, San Francisco
G. B. Swasey
*Ezra D. Swift, 2313 Howard Street, San Francisco

T
Captain Taber
Captain Tadacher
Captain Tapley
*Gerhard F. Terschuren, 2224 Pine Street, San Francisco
Captain Tezequel
*A. L. Thompson, office Pier 7 Steuart Street, San Francisco
*August Thompson, 37 Pacific
Charles Thompson
*Joseph Thompson, 402 Van Ness Av
*Daniel C. Thomsen, 907 Lombard Street, San Francisco
*W. Thornagle, 103 Weish
Captain Hall J. Tibbetts
*Andrew E. Tommereg, 2000 Dupont
*William Tornstrom, 713 1/2 Treat Avenue
Lt. George M. Totten, U.S.N.
Captain Townsend
C. F. Trask
J. H. Trask
Captain Treadwell
*T. H. Treat, 503 Folsom Street
*Charles A. Treanor, 26 South Park
*Samuel G. Treanor, 26 South Park
*William Treanor, 26 South Park
D.H. Truman
*Henry S. Tucker, 609 Haight Street, San Francisco
*Benjamin C. Turner, 8 Elgin Park Av
*Walker C. Tyler, 1849 Stevenson Street, San Francisco

U - V
James Van Pelt
Captain Veltman
*Joseph M. Vincent, 739 Green Street, San Francisco
W. C. Varina
Captain Vinsent
John Von Helms
Captain Vroom 

W
James Iredell Waddell
*Albert Wagner, 333 1/2 Hayes Street, San Francisco
*Nicholas Wagner, 510 Jones
* John Wahlman, 127 Chattanooga
Edgar Wakeman
William Ward, Captain of the ill-fated City of Rio de Janeiro
Robert H. Waterman
James T. Watkins
Captain Watson
Samuel Weare, Owner and Captain of the Philadelphia
*John Weatherson, 6 Clay
Nathaniel Webber
*Henry Weber, 335 Seventeenth Street, San Francisco
Captain Webster
*Charles E. Weeks, 603 Bartlett
*James Weir, 1213 Kearny Street, San Francisco
*John C. Wells, 1412 Hyde Street, San Francisco
Samuel S. Welsh
*Thomas H. Wentworth, 746 Howard Street, San Francisco
*R. A. Westphal, 1320 Jackson Street, San Francisco
*Robert H. Wheeler, 20 Rondell Place
*William M. White, 2145 Mission Street, San Francisco
Thomas P. Whitelaw
Richard L. Whiting
*Daniel Whitney, 6 Clay Street, San Francisco
*S.F. Wickbert, 1112 Jackson
*Frank Wiese, 15 De Boom
Captain Charles Wilkes
Captain Wilkinson
Benjamin Williams (Ship Cordillera)
*John Williams, 17 1/2 Clara
*Louis A. Willig, office 405 Front Street, San Francisco
*Henry Wilson, 134 Twenty-ninth
*O. P. Wilson, W s Prospect Avenue nr Cortland Avenue, B. H.
*Constantine L. Wolf, SE cor Sanchez and Day Streets, San Francisco
*Selim E. Woodworth, 320 Van Ness Avenue
George Wright (Freighter Nebraskan, 1913)
J. T. Wright and Thomas Wright, 2622 Bush Street, San Francisco
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John C. Young, 113 Cumberland Street, San Francisco

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Harbors and High Seas, Third Edition: An Atlas and Geographical Guide to the Complete Aubrey-Maturin Novels of Patrick O'Brian
Dean King

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A Sea of Words, Third Edition: A Lexicon and Companion to the Complete Seafaring Tales of Patrick O'BrianShips, Shipping, Migration, World Seaports.
Dean King

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Richard O'Neill

Hostile Shores, Dewey Lambdin.Ships, Shipping, Migration, World Seaports.
Hostile Shores:
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Ships, Shipping, Migration, World Seaports.
Dewey Lambdin

Hornblower.Ships, Shipping, Migration, World Seaports.
Horatio Hornblower
Collector's Edition
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Historic Atlas of California.

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Cultural Frontiers
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China Tea Clippers
George Frederick Campbell
The history of the China tea clippers is examined in this book, especially their struggle in the 19th century for economic survival in the face of the steamships. It also details the advances made in design, hull construction, rigging, sail plans and deck arrangements.

A Chronological History of the Origin and Development of Steam Navigation
George Henry Preble

Cunard - A Photographic History
In 1839, Samuel Cunard sailed from Canada for Britain to set up his own steamship company. By 1841,Cunard ocean liners were in service, and the company went on to become the most famous transatlantic shipping company in the world.

Coming to America.
Coming to America:
A History of Immigration and Ethnicity in American Life
First Immigrants to America.
Roger Daniels

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Ancient Migration in Global Perspective
Ancient Migrations.
Peter Bellwood

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