• A section of the bowsprint and figurehead on the bow of BALCLUTHA.

    San Francisco Maritime

    National Historical Park California

Animals and SF Maritime Collections

Highlights from the Park's collections related to animals.
 

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Particular animals or groups of animals:

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Historic photo of a baby girl, Inda-Francis, who was born on the Balclutha.

See the captain’s quarters on the square-rigged ship Balclutha where Inda-Francis Durkee was born at sea, during a voyage from Calcutta, India, to San Francisco. She was the daughter of Captain and Mrs. Alice Durkee. Alfred Durkee was master of the Balclutha from 1894-1899. More...