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Fog-signal vessel at San Francisco Bar, California.

United States. Congress. House

Fog-signal vessel at San Francisco Bar, California.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Signals and signaling,
  • San Francisco (Calif.),
  • California

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFog-signal vessel at San Francisco, California
    SeriesH.rp.2729
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18266986M

      A light of the fourth order with a fog-signal, at this point, would enable vessels bound into the river to hold on close to the bar during the night so that they would be in a position to cross at the next high water. A book The Lighthouse Stevensons: En route to Panama from San Francisco, the vessel had a passenger list that included. Lighthouse, Lightship or Museum: Subject: State: Article Type: Vol. Issue: Page: LV Storm Service Bulletin: 1: LV Stone Horse Shoal Lightships. The United States Coast Guard to the Present - A History by Thomas P. Ostrom - HTML preview / Home / History / The United States Coast Guard to the Present - A History PLEASE NOTE: This is an HTML preview only and some elements such as links or page numbers may be incorrect. Report of the Second Comptroller from Annual Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the State of the Finances, Annual Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the State of the Finances for the Year


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