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M.S. Decorah pilothouse records

Guide to the M.S. Decorah pilothouse records
1928 August-1930 September

Collection number: HMC-1319.
Creator: Unknown.
Title: M.S. Decorah pilothouse records.
Dates: 1928 August-1930 September.
Volume of collection: 0.2 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in this collection are in English.
Collection summary: Pilothouse records of the M.S. Decorah.

Organizational history:
Unavailable at this time.

Collection description:
The collection contains three pilothouse records of the M.S. Decorah which date between 1928 August and 1930 September. The records detail the times and dates of the stops, as well as activities at the ports, such as loading and unloading fish and ship repairs. The Decorah stopped at various ports in the Aleutians, Southcentral Alaska, and Southeast Alaska, including Unalaska, Port Ashton, Latouche Island, Anchorage, Seward, Seldovia, and Ketchikan. The Decorah also would make periodic trips to Seattle. The pilothouse records also document the weather conditions.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged in original order.

Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Archives and Special Collections does not have copyright to this collection.

Preferred citation: M.S. Decorah pilothouse records, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Custodial history: This collection was left in the attic of a house in Washington, and was found by the homeowner, Marie White.

Acquisition note: This collection was donated to Archives and Special Collections in 2019 by Marie White. The collection was donated by White at the same time as HMC-1318 S.S. Shamrock pilothouse record, as the two collections were found together in White’s attic.

Processing information: This collection was described by Veronica Denison in 2019.

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