[Alcatraz and the Aquila (clipper ship), San Francisco, with "Sea Bathing" venue in foreground]
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BANC PIC 19xx.198 v.2:14--ffALB
1 photographic print :albumen
The Bancroft Library
The clipper ship Aquila [variously spelled Acquilla. Acquila, Aquilla] carried the disassembled monitor Comanche from New York to San Francisco in 1863. Upon arrival she sank alongside a wharf during a Nov. 16th storm, and the Comanche parts were salvaged for assembly.
Part of: Photographs of California scenes: a mammoth plate miscellany
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