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A Fleet to be Forgotten
by Louis A. Hough
The Liberty Ships of their day, they were meant to be built quickly to fill the need for vital goods to be transported to Europe, but in the end were massively overproduced, and forgotten by a government embarrassed by its "terrible waste of timber, toil and treasure."
Gold, Silk, Pioneers & Mail--The Story of the Pacific Mail Steamship Company
by Robert J. Chandler, Ph.D., and Stephen J. Potash
There has not been an in-depth look at this venerable line for more than fifty years. Robert J. Chandler and Stephen J. Potash have now done so in this magnificent monograph, including more than 60 illustrations from the authors' collections of art and ephemera.
Original hand-numbered edition of 500 copies has been sold out, and an otherwise identical limited-edition reprint is now available.
Denial of Disaster
by Gladys Hansen and Emmet Condon
Tells the true story of the great San Francisco earthquake of 1906, using dramatic photographs and eyewitness accounts
W. A. Coulter
This illustrated booklet chronicling the life and career of William A. Coulter was published by his son, James V. Coulter, in conjunction with the Sausalito Historical Society.
Glory of the Seas
by Michael Jay Mjelde
The story of the great clipper ship which was the last of Donald McKay's masterpieces. Her portrait by William A. Coulter can be seen in the exhibit A Master's Brush with the Sea through October 31, 2006.
Clipper Ship Captain
by Michael Jay Mjelde
The fascinating and danger-filled life of Captain Daniel McLaughlin, skipper of Glory of the Seas.
The White Flyers
by George F. Gruner
The Harvard and the Yale set the standard for speed and comfort in steamship travel for more than four decades.
Shipping and Culture
by Olaf T. Engvig
Tells how people of the shipping community--shipping and business executives, ships' agents, captains and others--convened at the Norwegian Fish Club to promote, finance and conduct enterprises to the benefit of the society at large.
Steel Ships and Iron Pipe
by Dean L. Mawdsley
Western Pipe and Steel Copany of California,
The Yard, The Ships
The Voyages of the Ship Revere
by Madeline Rowse Gleason
With the Sommelsdijk in the Far Pacific
by Paul M. Ellwood MD
World War II experiences of a naval medical officer.
Editing and suppelemental materials by
Dean L. Mawdsley MD
Wartime History of Marinship Corporation
The story of Bechtel's Marinship Corporation from first to last. A faithful and complete copy of the original film produced in 1945.
VHS 48 min. 1991
Fine Art Prints are printed using the Giclee Process, 100 year+ paper and pigment inks with life of 75-150 years.
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- 13 x 24" Unframed $39
- 13 x 24" Framed $254
- 21.5 x 40" Unframed $195
- 21.5 x 40" Framed $610
Limited Edition of 100, signed by publisher and Thomas Coulter
- 21.5 x 40" Unframed $800
- 21.5 x 40" Framed $1225
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Any Two Charts: $15.00 (Select below)
Package of all 6 charts: $35.00 Discounts for larger quantities available. Please contact us for more infomation.
The Friends of the San Francisco Maritime Museum Library are pleased to offer greeting cards featuring the paintings of marine artist W.A. Coulter. For a suggested donation of $15.00 ($12.75 for members of the Library Friends) plus $3.00 shipping, we will send you a set of ten cards with matching envelopes. The cards are blank inside, making them perfect for use as Christmas cards or general correspondence.
Assortment of 10 cards $15.00
Sm, Med, Lg, XL
Profits go to provide funds for new
acquisitions for the Library collection.
Alternative payment methods can be arranged for any of these items. Please email the Friends, or call 415-561-7041