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Schooner C.A. THAYER, Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA

Schooner C.A. THAYER, Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA

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Significance: By the end of the nineteenth century, the lumber industry on the West Coast was booming, and specialized vessels were needed to transport the lumber along the coast, of which C.A. THAYER was typical. With the advent of steamships, however, the need for the services of schooners like the C.A. THAYER to transport lumber began to decline. C.A. THAYER found work in other industries, like the fishing and salting industry, and was even used during World War II as an ammunition barge. By the early 1950s, C.A. THAYER was the last commercial sailing vessel on the Pacific Coast. In 1966, she was declared a National Historic Landmark.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N103
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N994
Survey number: HAER CA-61
Building/structure dates: 1895 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1942 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1957-1958 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1984 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000229



Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Bendixsen, Hans Ditlev
E K Wood Lumber Company
Thayer, Clarence A
Monson, Ole
McKinlay, L E
Peterson, Carolyn
Peterson, Gus
Scott, Fred
Nelson, Peter M
C E Whitney Company
Alaska Packers Association
Jacobson, Oscar
Jacobson, Victor
Johnson, Carl
Nelson, Ed
American Trading Company
Anderson, Emil
Lee, Ole
Lee, Trigve
Union Lumber Company
Lee, Millie
Lee, George
A and P Products Corporation
Pacfic Coast Codfishing Company
Shields, John Edward
Offshore Shipping Company
Grotle, John
Pearson, Knute
McNeal, C A Charles
Moore Drydock Company
Christianson, Justine, transmitter
Chhaya, Priya, transmitter


San Francisco, California, United States37.80948, -122.42182
Google Map of 37.8094834, -122.4218196


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