Monthly Archives: February 2016

Herring?

An interesting story on NPR about herring and their new (culinary) promoters in the San Francisco Bay area: http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2016/02/29/467954091/herring-headache-the-big-obstacles-to-eating-small-fish-in-california  A perfect job for a Monterey boat! Advertisements

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Mary Ann & La Diana

These two Montereys at the San Diego Maritime Museum now have their own page, along with the stories of their owners, Joe DeSanti and Tony Giacolone, along with some historic San Diego fishing images going back to 1925. Find the … Continue reading

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Jimmy Hobo

Mark Meltzer comments on an entertaining skipper called “Jimmy Hobo”– a fisherman, a chef, and a radio personality, all in one! Find the link near the top of the People & Stories page. Mark was one of the first Monterey veterans … Continue reading

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James L. Douthit Photo Archive

   In addition to the oral histories reproduced on this site, James Douthit created a number of photos featuring Monterey boats and fishermen, all in the San Francisco Bay area. The photos are all part of the James L. Douthit … Continue reading

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Agostino Camello

A boat builder trained in Italy, Agostino Camello explains how Monterey builders really DID work from plans– just not the type that modern draftsmen might recognize! See his explanation on the People & Stories page, or here.

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James L. Douthit Oral Histories

In 1973, Jim Douthit made several taped interviews of men who built and sailed the Monterey boats. His collection at the San Francisco Maritime includes his printed transcripts of these interviews, which I viewed and copied in February 2016. As … Continue reading

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Charles W. Cushman Photos

I’ve received permission to repost images from the Charles W. Cushman collection at the Indiana University. These color slides from the 40’s through 60’s capture a number of views of Monterey boats and their harbors all around California. Find them … Continue reading

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