Humboldt (steamer)

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United States
Name: Humboldt
Builder: Built in Eureka, California
Launched: 1896
Acquired: White Flyer Line, 1919; The Los Angeles San Francisco Navigation Company, 1927
Out of service: 1932
General characteristics
Class and type: Wooden steamer
Tons burthen: 1075 tons
Length: 213 ft. 1 in.
Beam: 31 ft.
Draft: 15 ft. 7 in.
Sail plan: 2 masts
Complement: 36 crew members, 140 passengers[1]

The Humboldt was a wooden steamer built in Eureka, CA in 1896. She sailed on the Alaska route for many years, and operated between San Francisco and Los Angeles between 1919 and 1932, when she was withdrawn from service. She was purchased by the White Flyer Line in 1919, and by the Los Angeles San Francisco Navigation Company in 1927.[1]


  1. ^ a b Tacoma Public Library, Northwest Room (2011). "Tacoma Public Library Ships & Shipping Index". Humboldt (Wooden steamer). From Gilbert Brown’s Ships that sail no more. Tacoma Public Library Northwest Room. Retrieved Jan 29, 2011. 

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