Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Schooner George E Billings -- December 28, 2011

Five-masted schooner George E Billings was built on Puget Sound by the Hall Brothers in 1902. She was a fast ship. She sailed until 1924. She became a fishing barge in San Pedro in 1926 and may have burned in 1941.

 From the 21-April-1904 San Francisco Call. William A Coulter did many maritime drawings for the newspaper. Click on the image to see a larger version.

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