|Repository:||G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport|
|Title:||Records of the Ship TUSITALA|
|Abstract:||Correspondence, track chart, articles and newspaper clippings about the ship, and logbooks (1924-1925) for 3 voyages.|
The Ship TUSITALA, last full-rigged merchant ship to fly American flag, was built in 1883. In 1923, the ship became private yacht of U.S. Steel president James A. Farrell in 1923. It became a training ship for merchant seamen in 1939.
Restrictions on Access
Available for use in the Manuscripts Division.
Restrictions on Use
Various copying restriction apply. Guidelines are available from the Manuscripts Division.
This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the G. W. Blunt White Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Farrell, James A. (James Augustine), 1863-1943
Voyages and travels
Coll. 72, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.
The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.
|2||Track Charts for TUSITALA; ca. 1925|
|3||Article, “The Sailing of the Last Clipper”, Maritime Exchange Bulletin; 1924 Nov|
|4||Article, “Why Do I Prefer Sail Trained Men?”, Nautical Gazette; 1929 Nov|
|5||Newspaper clippings; 1931-1939|
|1||Inventory of Ship TUSITALA; 1925 Feb 25|
|2||Log, Ship TUSITALA; 1924 Nov|
|3||Log, Ship TUSITALA; 1924 Dec-1925 Jan|
|4||Log, Ship TUSITALA; 1925 Feb|