Peter lorre, new york passenger lists, 18201957, 24 july 1934, on board the majestic. Put faces to the names of your loved ones at ancientfaces. A history modern library chronicles california has always been our shangrilathe promised land of countless pilgrims in search of the american dream. Sin 1931, they placed in service four cargopassenger liners, excalibur, excambion, exeter and exochorda, known as the four aces. From 1942 to 1946 she was operated through agents by the war shipping administration as the. Kurt meyer 23 december 1910 23 december 1961 was an ss commander and war criminal of nazi germany. William collins, california 1928 and other photos of william collins and the collins family. Immigration records, more popularly known as ship passenger arrival records, may provide evidence of a persons arrival in the united states, as well as foreign birthplace. After a weeks rest, i signed on with the ss california, bound for the mediterranean. Ss california 1848, a united states paddle wheel mail steamer built in 1848 for the pacific mail steamship company which was wrecked near pacasmayo, peru in 1895 ss california 1872, a uk passenger and cargo ship built 1872 for the anchor line and scrapped in 1904 ss california 1890, sailing ship built by harland and wolff in 1890 for north western shipping.
When launched in 1927 she was also the largest merchant ship yet built in the us, although she was a modest size compared with the biggest european liners of her era in 1938 california was renamed ss uruguay. California was launched on october 1, 1927 and delivered to american line on january, 1928, and made her maiden voyage on january 28 1929. She had two black funnels, two giant masts one fore and one aft, twin screw. He was best known for his highly detailed paintings of. This database is an index to passenger and crew lists of ships and some airplanes arriving in california between 1882 and 1959. On february 7th, 1917, ss california with 205 crew and passengers on board, was ending her voyage from new york to glasgow, when she was torpedoed by the german submarine u85, 38 miles w by s of fastnet. Vintage parts for 1928 chevrolet national for sale ebay. He served in the waffenss the combat branch of the ss and participated in the battle of france, operation barbarossa, and other engagements during world war ii. Books from california is a large internet bookseller with over 450,000 books online. California that was sunk in 1917 off the coast of fastnet, ireland, while sailing from new york to glasgow. California sank in nine minutes, killing 43 of her 205 passengers and crew. On june 28, 1914, the assassination of archduke franz ferdinand began a cascade of events that would change the course of the 20th century. I have been looking for information about the passenger list on the s.
He was best known for his highly detailed paintings of hamburger stands, pickup. All digitized passenger lists for the ss bergensfjord available at the gg archives. The word american was added in the 1920s to emphasize its ties to the u. The californian had left liverpool carrying a mixed cargo but no passengers on 5 april 1912, bound for boston. One of the most buzzworthy books of the summer, emma clines novel takes place in 1960s northern california, following teenage evie boyd. Company history american export lines i export steamship corporation was organized in 1919 and began operating cargo services to the mediterranean from new york. Clark gable, honolulu, hawaii, passenger lists, 19001953, december 1949, on the lurline. Stephens and the ships sponsor on the left, a navy captain lifting his hat to the battleship, a motion picture cameraman.
The california state archives has some original and microfilm local government records from 28 california counties. Like many young girls, she feels lonely and outofplace that is, until she meets the mesmerizing suzanne, and is drawn into a group of people following a dangerously charismatic man. California s sister ss virginia was launched in 1928 and the third of the trio, pennsylvania, was launched in 1929. Ss california was the worlds first major ocean liner built with turboelectric transmission. California slides down the way during her launching ceremony at the mare island navy yard on 20 november 1919. Robert genat is an accomplished author and photographer who has written 25 books for mbi publishing.
Oct 01, 2012 i have the book you are looking for california. Ss californian was a british leyland line steamship that is best known for its inaction during the sinking of the rms titanic on 15 april 1912, despite being the closest ship in the area. Three days later, on february 7, a german uboat fired two torpedoes at the ss california, off the irish coast. At 12 noon carpathia sounded her horns and began heading back to new york. California passing the statue of liberty, new york, 1925. Some arent set completely in california, but characters spend enough relevant time there that i gave them a pass. California was a steamship, with oilfired furnaces heating her boilers to power two steam turbo generators that ran at a constant 2,800 rpm. A selfproclaimed gearhead, robert has restored two classic cars in the last 10 years one of which was featured in a nationally syndicated television show, and has recently completed a chopped 32 fivewindow coupe. After its first publishing in 1928, the novel was rereleased in 1980 by the scribner books. California residents are encouraged to use the secretary of states online services or contact staff by email or phone for assistance. The national archives and records administration nara has immigration records for various ports for the years 18001959.
Ss export adventurer project gutenberg selfpublishing. Ss california would arrive later but would find no survivors. Meyer commanded the 12th ss panzer division hitlerjugend during the allied invasion of normandy, and was a recipient of the. Philo vance takes charge of the case that involves the murders of the members of the contentious and wealthy green family one after the other. Get the best deals on vintage parts for 1928 chevrolet national when you shop the largest online selection at. The ss californian, the ship that failed to rescue titanic. The launching of the california on october 1, 1927. This other ship was a british steamship, the ss californian, a vessel that completed its maiden journey a decade earlier in 1902.
Search the worlds most comprehensive index of fulltext books. Stan laurel and charlie chaplin, new york passenger lists, 18201957, 10 october 1912 on the oceanic. California was a steamship, with oilfired furnaces heating her boilers to power two steam turbo generators. Following school he apprenticed with runcimans and travelled on ships trading to south america and the mediterranean. Nonfiction about the history of northern california, including books that focus on specific regions or cities within northern california.
Score a books total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at. Lovecraft nv 179 the shadow on the moor stuart strauss ss 188 the curse of alabad and ghinu and aratza wilfred blanch talman ss. Here youll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, kindle ebooks, audible audiobooks, and so much more. The ss californian and her captain stanley lord became notorious for their failure to respond to distress signals sent up by titanic. The primary characters of this novel include philo vance and the members of the green family. Our specialties include academic and scholarly presses. Ss california was a british 16,792 grt steam turbine ocean liner that was built in glasgow in 1923 for henderson brothers and destroyed in the north atlantic by a luftwaffe air attack in 1943. We also have large selections of art, science, history and antiquarian titles. Among the passengers was a big contingent of roman catholic nuns and priests. The ss californian, however, will be forever remembered and judged by history after it failed to promptly respond to the titanics distress signals, despite being only 20 miles away.
All three sisters entered the fleet of american lines panama pacific lines subsidiary. Roland palmedo the wife of businessman roland palmedo sponsored the launch of the ss california. Listing includes date voyage began, steamship line, vessel, passenger class and route. Mr charles victor groves, 24, was born in cambridge, one of 7 brothers. Jun 14, 2016 so when i got the chance to list 100 mustread books set in this fantastic golden state, i jumped. Navigational inconsistencies of the ss californian by samuel halpern the leyland liner ss californian began her sixth voyage under the command of captain stanley lord on april 5th 1912. Roland palmedo, wife of the businessman roland palmedo, sponsored the launch. Rudolph valentino, new york passenger lists, 18201957, 15 january 1924 on the belgenland. One missed, but the second tore into the port side of the 470foot, 9,000ton steamer. Probate primarily indexes and case files, courts county, district, judicial, and superior court case files, judgments, registers, and fee books, bonds, letters and wills, naturalization, deeds, homesteads may include. Ss california was 8,662 grt 6,791 under deck and 5,403 net, with a length of 470 feet 140 m, a beam of 58. Make offer 16698engraved leaves from the book of luke with scriptureoctavorare. Ss helen vinmont, a us oil tanker built in 1921, renamed ss agwismith and then renamed ss california ss california 1923, a uk ocean liner built in 1923 and sunk by german air attack in 1943 ss california 1928, a us ocean liner built in 1928 for the panama pacific line. Chevrolet chrome dealer license plate frames nos chevy bowtie car truck ss pair fits.
William collins, california 1928 william collins, true. The ss californian, however, will be forever remembered and judged by history after it failed to promptly respond to the. The california interscholastic federationsouthern section cifss is the governing body for high school athletics in most of southern california and is the largest of the ten sections that comprise the california interscholastic federation cif. In addition, the names found in the index are linked to actual images of the passenger and crew lists, copied from the national archives and records administration nara microfilm see source information for specific microfilm series and roll information. Rare books for sale, buy antique books from alibris. The books homepage helps you explore earths biggest bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. Early passenger lists typically include the name of the ship, the names of passengers, ages, ports of arrival and departure, date, country of origin, and occupation. A selfproclaimed gearhead, robert has restored two classic cars in the last 10 years one of which was featured in a nationally syndicated television show, and has recently completed a.
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