Sargent Claude Johnson: Created artwork for the Aquatic Park Bathhouse Building (Maritime Museum)
Black Newsman Went to Sea on the Admiral Line
NPS SAFR 22386
George S. Payne: Sailor, Solider, Journalist: He sailed on the first four voyages of the Niantic.
"Whitehead Pete" and Hilda Nelson: Nelson owned the C.A.Thayer 1912-1925
James Lee Hicks: Modified and refined the single cylinder, four-stroke gasoline engine
Did You Know?
ALMA was built in 1891 in a little boatyard on the southernmost bay front of San Francisco, just north of Hunters Point Navy Yard. She mostly worked in the South Bay carrying salt from the southern salt ponds. She has been rebuilt several times and now sails on the Bay often, carrying passengers. More...