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Catalog Number D.IX.146.001.A,B
Description CHALLENGE towing schooner JOHN A. with 208,500 codfish aboard

Schooner John A was built in 1893 in Eureka, California

The new schooner is the first built by Mr. Bendixsen since the launching of the schooner 0. M. KELLOGG, from this yard December 31, 1892. The last vessel launched on the bay previous to the C. A. THAYER was the schooner JOHN A. June 21, 1893, built by Peter Matthews.
"Bendixsen's First for '95," Daily Humboldt Times, 10 July 1895.

John A.
Official number: 77093 (in 1935) - Pacific Coast Codfish Co. Pier 1 Seattle
282 gross tons
131.7 ft. length
32 ft. breadth
9.8 ft. depth

1894 homeport, San Francisco
Subjects American
Object Name Print, Photographic