Large California Sailing Ship Crew Roster (124618)

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Large California Sailing Ship Crew Roster  (124618)
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Office of the Shipping Commissioner of San Francisco, State of California, March 4th, 1873...
This document is an agreement between the Masters and Seamen or Mariners of the ship [illegible] California bound for Guaymas for a term of six months. It lists on two pages the names and physical characteristics of the entire crew, their wages per month, and their capacity on the vessel. Page 1 is 22 x 30-1/2 inches, and page 2 is half that length. Interesting to note that the first name on the list is the Captain who is paid $80 per month, and the second line is the 1st Mate who is paid $100 per month. On down the list is the Chief Engineer paid at $150 per month, the highest paid man on board. An amazing piece of 19th century maritime history.

Date: 1973
Country (if not USA):
State: california