C. A. Thayer

Served the coastal lumber routes between California and Washington, with occasional lumber voyages to Mexico, Hawaii, and Fiji. Switched to fishing in 1912, as steam schooners took over the lumber trade. She was the last large commercial sailing ship on the West Coast at the time of her retirement in 1950. She's been part of the museum since 1957.

C.A. Thayer, Balclutha, and Eureka at Hyde Street Pier
C.A. Thayer, Balclutha, and Eureka at Hyde Street Pier | Photographer: Michael Slater / BoatingSF
Inside the C.A. Thayer
Inside the C.A. Thayer | Photographer: Michael Slater / BoatingSF
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