"Of all national assets, archives are the most precious:
they are the gift of one generation to another,
and the extent of our care of them marks the
extent of our civilization." Arthur Doughty.

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San Juan Islands, Washington State, United States
A society formed in 2009 for the purpose of collecting, preserving, celebrating, and disseminating the maritime history of the San Juan Islands and northern Puget Sound area. Check this log for tales from out-of-print publications as well as from members and friends. There are circa 500, often long entries, on a broad range of maritime topics; there are search aids at the bottom of the log. Please ask for permission to use any photo posted on this site. Thank you.

24 December 2017


Christmas greetings from the
Central Planning and Estimating Section 
& the Progress and Material Sections
Puget Sound Navy Yard (n.d.) above.

With less color but gin & tonics and fresh
evergreens for the 63rd Co. C.A.C.
Fort Worden, Port Townsend, WA.

Christmas 1911 (dated.)
Bottom photo from the Torka Studio.

This card to thee comes with sprigs of 
herb Rosemary ("Dew of the Sea.")

Click image to enlarge.

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