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Ship's Store

Books, Publications, Prints, DVDs

Bentley Maritime Museum.
Books and Publications
Including Annals of San Francisco, Cannibal Eliot and the Lost Histories of San Francisco, History of the San Francisco Committee of Vigilance of 1851 . . .
Sea Songs.
Music and Sea Chantys
Including What Do You Do With a Drunken Sailor, Music of the Waters, solos, chants, digital downloads . . .
DVDs for everyone in the family
The Little Mermaid, Master and Commander, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Pirates of the Caribbean . . .
USS United States Frigate Shipbuilding Kit.
Shipbuilding Kits and Ship Models
A small but growing selection of shipbuilding kits, including many selections from Revell of Germany (around $20-$25 each).
Sealife DC800 Underwater Digital Camera.
Waterproof/Underwater Cameras, Binoculars, Watches . . .
An excellent selection from West Marine. Some items are discounted during the holidays.
M34 Floating Handheld VHF Radio.
Sailing Gear: Racing Watch, Radios . . .
An excellent selection from West Marine, the largest boating supply company in the world.
Captains Cap.
Sea Wear
USN Wool Watch Cap, Underwater watches, boating caps and hats . . . things you need when in and around water.
World Globes and Maps.
A Few Things for Your Home
We love world globes and maps of the world . . . in part because we travel world ports and in part because we want to travel more. There are also a few others things that you might link at the other side of this link, such as a Nautical Weather Barometer made from a ship's wheel, and a wall clock with an old-world map face.

Buy at Art.com
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspapers

The Project

Maritime Nations, Ships, Sea Captains, Merchants, Merchandise, Ship Passengers and VIPs sailing into San Francisco during the 1800s.




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Sources: As noted on entries and through research centers including National Archives, San Bruno, California; CDNC: California Digital Newspaper Collection; San Francisco Main Library History Collection; and Maritime Museums and Collections in Australia, China, Denmark, England, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Wales, Norway, Scotland, Spain, Sweden, etc.

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