Monthly Archives: January 2016

Hicks Engine Parts

The NPS’s San Francisco Maritime Museum holds a number of Hicks engines and loose parts. Many parts have been photographed and cataloged online. I’ve searched and found most of them, see them from the Parts Gallery link at the Hicks … Continue reading

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More Herrera Plans

A second set of Bob Herrera plans for “Isabella” were added. The two sets come from different dates (1986 & 1990) and have differing details. See Monterey Data > Plans.

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Buddy System

Fishing is dangerous work. Even more so when the crew size is one. Monterey skippers would frequently “buddy up”, keeping an eye on each  other and assisting when something went wrong. This image illustrates that teamwork in action. Sorry, it’s … Continue reading

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Charles Cushman Color Slides

Mr. Cushman was an amateur photographer who documented sights while traveling around America and the world. He donated his almost 15,000 color slides to Indiana University. These slides have been scanned, indexed, and placed online for our use and enjoyment: … Continue reading

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St. Erina in Need of Love

  The beautiful troller “St. Erina”, kept for years at Sausalito, has fallen into disrepair. Worse, she sank. Twice. Four times. St. Erina’s lines were presented in John Kowalla’s document (see the Bud Wetton section), and the boat was reproduced in 1:6 … Continue reading

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Leon Embry

Added a gallery of Leon Embry’s big models to the Model Gallery.

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Wetton Update

Added my few images from 2008 of the Wetton boat at the SF Maritime to the “Real Boats” page.

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