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Meaher sent the two-masted cargo schooner nearly 6,000 miles to what is now Benin, West Africa.
The ship, a two-masted 86-foot long schooner under the command of Captain William Foster, arrived in Mobile Bay in autumn of 1859 with as many as 160 slaves on board.
In 1860, 52 years after the importation of human chattel was outlawed in the United States, the Clotilda, a two-masted schooner, sneaked into Mobile Bay near Mobile, Ala., returning from a secret mission in Benin, Africa.
UC Berkeley freshmen Will Edgar, Gevorg Mailyan and Isaias Marroquin also showed up along Hyde Street, hoping to get a close look at the historic schooners, scows and tugs docked at the famous pier.
On a more modest scale, rescued historical ships like the Sherman Zwicker schooner from the Grand Banks fishing fleet in the North Atlantic have been turned into wildly popular restaurant-bars.
That number is a long way from the heyday of San Francisco’s working waterfront, when the Mission Creek channel was crowded with lumber schooners, hay scows and ocean-going sailing vessels.
The book begins in Alaska, where nearly 30 years ago White's wooden schooner went aground on a large tide in Kalanin Bay, near Sitka, and was nearly lost.
The chapel is named after La Amistad, the schooner on which, in 1839, there was an uprising at sea and a subsequent trial that led to the slaves who were on board being set free.
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