O.& C. R. R. registers the vessel as
Ferry Co. #2 in Portland, Oregon.
Guard records claim she was built of iron
at E. Portland, OR.
on the Willamette River in Portland, OR.
Moved to and registered with the Coast Guard
in San Francisco
- Name changed to Vallejo
J. Goram Nevins of Vallejo, CA, Secretary
of the "Vallejo Ferry Company"
Inc. , sole owner and Master enrolls the
Vallejo for Coastal trading.
April 30th, Vallejo Ferry Company sold the
Vallejo to the "Assoc.
of Mare Island Employees"
service from Vallejo to Mare Island.
June 10th, Assoc. of Mare Island Employees
sells Vallejo to "Six Minute Ferry"
Six Minute Ferry sold Vallejo to "The
Rodeo Vallejo Ferry Company"
to an oil burning diesel engine.
Robert Rauhauge of "Mare Island Ferry"
line acquired and ran the Vallejo until
her last run in 1948.
Skippered by Victor Rauhauge.
- The Golden Gate Bridge is built.
Era in decline.
were good for one day during W.W.II when the
Vallejo ran btw Mare Island, where battle
ships were built and Vallejo.
Sold for scrap to the Gardiner Steel Mills
The Vallejo was scavenged
for her brass and other metals.
Vallejo was then delivered to Donlon Arques'
[pictured] shipyard in Sausalito to be broken
Purchased by artist Gordon Onslow Ford [pictured]
painter Jean Varda and architect Forest
'anchor outs' and the waterfront community
emerge around the Vallejo.
Kerouac partys on the Vallejo. Supposedly
he builds property fence in a drunken stupor
Onslow Ford leases his side of the Vallejo
to David Cole [pictured]
for an art gallery which lasted about 3
of Love Era.
Onslow Ford leases his 2/3s of the Vallejo
to Alan Watts, a Zen Buddhist and founder
of the "Society for Contemplative Philosophy."
Summit with Timothy Leary, Allen Ginsberg,
Gary Snyder and Alan Watts.
Watts & Jano Move off the Vallejo to Druid
Heights but keep the Socitey of Comtemplative
Philosophy on the Vallejo and continue to
have seminars on the boat.
Varda dies unexpectedly in Mexico.
Watts dies unexpectedly in his sleep.
Ruth Costello, Executive Secretary of the
Societ for Comparative Philosphy moves onto
Al Huang began giving workshops on the Vallejo.
"The Last Free Ride" battle between
the waterfront and the City.
Long time Vallejo resident Marion Saltzman
acquires Vallejo. Ruth Costello moves off
forms the "Ferryboat Vallejo Preservation
- With the cooperation of the Sausalito
Historical Society the FVPP obtains 100
gallons of rust-oleum and paints the hull.
Hurley buys Vallejo.
Orley Lindgren buys the Vallejo.
Orley Lindgren made
changes to the vallejo - but seems to have
never finish the battle - sells Vallejo
to a Corporation.
Vallejo crosses Bay to Alameda Drydock for
a hull repairs.
Pier & Gangplank.
Roof is almost finished!
- Varda Birthday celebration on the Vallejo
New Siding on almost all the boat.