Los Angeles Maritime Museum Research Library Collection 24
The following is excerpted from the finding aid for the collection.
Title: Records of the Ocean Waif
Dates: 1925 – 1998
Creator: Lloyd and Nancy Killen
Extent: 1 cu. ft.
Physical characteristics: Correspondence, ships logs
Abstract: Contains early history, and operation and maintenance of the vessel when it was owned by the Los Angeles Maritime Museum.
Biographical notes: The ocean Waif was designed by Hugh Angelman as a 42-foot staysail schooner, built and launched at the Wilmington Boat Works (WILBO) in 1927. The schooner was raced successfully on the West coast, and sometime later the schooner was re-rigged as a ketch. The ketch was donated to the Los Angeles Maritime Museum in 1988.
Repository: Los Angeles Maritime Museum Research Library
Access, Use: Prior arrangement with Librarian, Curator, or Museum Director
Preferred Citation for Reference Requests: OCEAN WAIF
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