The Maritime Heritage Project

Ship Passengers, San Francisco: 1846-1890

The Maritime Heritage Project.

Under Serious Reconstruction.
Due to new WWW and Google formatting guidelines, 18 years worth of coding on more than 2,500 entries is being updated, Also, a new site -- Ship Passengers -- is underway with a focus on gold seekers, opportunists and immigrants arriving in San Francisco by sea during the 1800s. This one-person project is going to take awhile. Please check back from time to time. Thank you.

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San Francisco History BooksShips, Shipping, Migration, World Seaports.
Making San Francisco an American Town.
Cultural Frontiers
Ships, Shipping, Migration, World Seaports.

Kindly

Coming to America.
Coming to America:
A History of Immigration and Ethnicity in American Life
First Immigrants to America.
Roger Daniels

VIPS in the Port of San Francisco


DeWitt and Harrison

Daily Alta California, December 8, 1851

DeWitt and Harison ad, Daily Alta California 8 December 1851.

Daily Alta California, January 15, 1853

Dewitt and Harrison Shipping Merchants 1853.

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Ships, Shipping, Migration, World Seaports.

The Annals of San FranciscoShips, Shipping, Migration, World Seaports.

Frank Soule, John H. Gihon, James Nisbet

1855. Written by three journalists who were witnesses to and participants in the extraordinary events they describe. The Annals of San Francisco is both an essential record for historians and a fascinating narrative for general readers. Over 100 historical engravings are included. Partial Contents: Expeditions of Viscaino; Conduct of the Fathers towards the natives; Pious Fund of California; Colonel John C. Fremont; Insurrection of the Californians; Description of the Golden Gate; The Mission and Presidio of San Francisco; Removal of the Hudson's Bay Company; Resolutions concerning gambling; General Effects of the Gold Discoveries; Third Great Fire; Immigration diminished; The Chinese in California; Clipper Ships; Increase of population; and Commercial depression.