To California By Sea: A Maritime History Of The California Gold Rush (Studies In Maritime History)
Publish Date: 1990-04-01
Author: James P. Delgado
In 1848, more than a thousand ships set sail for San Francisco, filled with eager fortune hunters. James P. Delgado provides a comprehensive examination of the Gold Rush from the perspective of the mariners to demonstrate that maritime activity is a pervasive thread in the event's history.