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Object ID 2009-59-001
Object Name Notebook
Collection Kelley Archives
Title Data Book belonging to Fred Nelson Lyons
Scope & Content Skipper's personal navigational notes and guide for log entries for any steamship, belonging to Captain Fred Nelson Lyons. Includes a list of lighthouses on the San Francisco coast and their signals.
Fred Nelson Lyons was born in Little River in 1881 and worked as a skipper of numerous ships that sailed to Mendocino and other places from the early 1900's - 1930's. Some of the ships that he worked on were the tank steamer Argyle, steamer Pasadena, steamer Samoa, steamer Edgar Bowling and steamer Virginian.
Extent of Description 12 cm x 18.5 cm
Year Range from 1915
Year Range to 1918
Credit line Captain Fred Lyons Collection
Caption Pilot's navigational book
People Lyons, Fred Nelson, 1881 - 1963
Subjects Lighthouses
Navigation
Ship captains
Ships