Los Angeles Maritime Museum Research Library Collection 42
Matthew Joseph Walsh was a yacht builder in Los Angeles Harbor between 1928 and 1954.
Description: This collection contains news clippings, photographic prints and negatives, an original manuscript, journal and newspaper articles, and business correspondence (intermittently between 1928-1954).
Biographical Note: Matthew Joseph Walsh was born in Little Canso, Nova Scotia in 1866. From the age of twelve, he worked with and spent most of his time on sailboats and yachts until his retirement in 1948. The story of his life, yacht racing and boat building business in the Los Angeles Harbor is also found in an article by Thomas Skahill in Maritime Life and Traditions, 2005. He died in San Pedro at the age of 94 in 1960.
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