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Classification Ships
Object ID 1995-001-379
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Photo Archives
Caption The Lumber Drogher "Electra"
Description The sailing ship Electra.
The Electra was built in 1875 at Little River, California, by shipbuilder, Thomas H. Petersen.
At 92.59 tons, the ship was a two-masted single deck schooner measuring 89 feet in length x 29 feet in width and 7 feet in depth. This type of slow, awkward coasting vessel was called a "drogher". Her home port was San Francisco.
Date 1885
Print size 12.5 cm x 17 cm
Credit line Emery Escola Collection
Subjects Sailing ships
People Petersen, Thomas Heinrich, 1836 - 1915