Captain Hammer

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A shipmaster who worked along the Redwood Coast north California and Oregon of the United States of America.

In 1904, he commanded the National City a wooden steam schooner

In 1908, he commanded the Arctic a wooden steam schooner

In 1909, he commanded the Coquille River a wooden steam schooner

In 1911, he commanded the Kilo a German ship

16 Feb 1911 in an article in the Morning Oregonian of Portland, Oregon it stated that: 31 … GALE AT SEA Member of Crew of German Ship Kilo Pronounced on Way Here. ASTORIA Or.. Feb. 15. (Special) Captain Hammer, of the German ship Kilo, which arrived this morning. 64 days from Talcahuano. Chile, reports that on the night of January is Frank A. Wendt. one of the crew, was lost overboard in a severe squall. The vessel was running at a ten-knot rate at the time. A life buoy, with a…

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