|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Caption||The Bobolink in Mendocino Bay|
The Bobolink, a two-masted schooner, leaving Mendocino Bay under full sail. Built in 1868 in Oakland, California by L. S. Allen, she was owned and operated by Asa H. Simpson, with her home port being San Francisco.
The Bobolink measured 104 ft x 29 ft x 9 ft with a single deck and could carry 170 gross tons. In 1884, the ship was sold to J.B. Ford of the Mendocino Lumber Company. On March 24, 1898, the Bobolink wrecked at Kent's Point, south of Mendocino Bay, with the loss of crewman Pete Nelson, a native of Sweden.
|Print size||13 cm x 10 cm|
|Credit line||Emery Escola Collection|
Mendocino Lumber Company
Mendocino Beacon, April 30, 1881
Mendocino Beacon, December 17, 1887
Mendocino Beacon, March 26, 1898 p.1