|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.|
|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.