Presentation by Olaf Engvig Author of “The Ships That Built the West”
September 12 @ 1:00 pmFree
Maritime historian, boat builder, author and sailor Olaf Engvig introduces the history of the “Scandinavian Navy”, its impact on the U.S. lumber trade, and his 30-year fight against vandals and bureaucracy to save one of the last lumber schooners.
Admission is free. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Los Angeles Maritime Museum with grant funding from the office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn.
Engvig’s book may be purchased at engvig.com.