Lot 165 of 627:
Pacific Coast and Hawaii vessels 1931  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
San Francisco Daily Commercial News 1931 Register of Vessels Owned on the United States Pacific Coast and Hawaiian Islands

Author:

Place:
San Francisco

Publisher:
Commercial News Publishing Company

Date:
1931

Description:

192 pp. 15.5x23.5 cm (6x9¼"), red wrappers lettered in black. 

Detailed listing of the thousands of commercial vessels registered on the west coast and Hawaii, recording the type of ship or boat, the name, hull construction, tonnage, build date, build location, dimension, managing owner, and home port. At the beginning are various rules for passage at sea, locations of radio stations, coast guard stations, guide to reviving shipwreck survivors, etc. This is the first year under this title - up to 1930 the register was called "Vessels documented on the Pacific Coast of the United States and Hawaiian Islands." OCLC/WorldCat lists four institutions with runs of this successor guide.


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Condition:
Spine repaired with paper, neat archival tape repairs to spine and cover margins and occasionally within; very good.


 
Item number:
281356
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