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.
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
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