Lumber Schooner CA THAYER Interpretive Panels
Below are PDF files of the interpretive panels that were on the 1895 lumber schooner C. A. Thayer. Thayer left the pier in 2003 and spent the next four years at a shipyard in Alameda, California undergoing a massive rehabilitation. The panels were removed in preparation for that project and will eventually be reinstalled on the vessel. Thayer returned to Hyde Street Pier in 2007 where work continues on the deckhouse.
Did You Know?
This "Plimsoll Mark" is painted on the port side of Balclutha and named for Samuel Plimsoll, an Englishman who fought to pass the Merchant Shipping Act of 1876. Before this law, many ships were dangerously overloaded and many sank. These “coffin ships” claimed the lives of many sailors. More...