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United States Inspectors, Certificate to Masters. .

Hewitt, C. H.

Published by San Francisco: October 19, 1891., 1891
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Engraved partly printed certificate stating Hewitt to be a skillful master of steam vessels upon the waters of The Pacific Ocean, and as pilot from San Francisco & return. Dated 19 October 1891 and signed by E. L. Talbot Inspecter of Hulls and .Phillips Inspector of Boilers. Annotated on the front in red ink and dated Seattle, Wash Oct. 29, 1891 authorizes Hewitt to act as pilot on the waters of Puget Sound from Olympia to the sea. Within a month Hewitt would be involved in a spectacular wreck which resulted in the loss of the steam ship San Pedro carrying a cargo of coal bound for S.F. The San Pedro hit the infamous Brotchie Ledge near the entrance to Victoria Harbor and sank on November 22, 1891. Bookseller Inventory # 10601

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Title: United States Inspectors, Certificate to ...

Publisher: San Francisco: October 19, 1891.

Publication Date: 1891

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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