Lumber Schooner

1920’ish Lumber Schooner
This will be developed by Belg – aka. Pat Meeuwissen. I will be helping with using Sketchup. The idea is to use this as a “landing page” for input by others.

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As long as you live in the US you have access to a vast array of information in Google Books. I usually modify the search so that it displays only Free Google Books .. and often set a range on the dates. This is .. really .. an amazing resource for those of us modeling the late 19th and early 20th century.
The California Lumber Merchant – March 15, 1923
pg 35 – ATTEMPT TO SALVAGE CARGO – Attempts will be made by the San Diego Motorship Vaquerro to salvage a part of the lumber cargo of the four masted schooner Watson A. West which was wrecked on San Miguel Island last week.
Pacific Motor Boat, Volume 8, October 1915
pg 21 – shows a side and top view of a Five Masted Auxiliary Lumber Carrier. The description has her at 225 ft. long, 32 ft. 6 in. beam, 18 ft. draft and have a capacity of 1,500,000 ft. of lumber ..


This is a test. I have it set up so that selecting the category (necessary for post to show) … Belg Lumber Schooner .. will automatically post directly to this page.