timber loading structure

A timber loading structure in the Fort Ross Cove in an 1880 photo. (Kent Porter/Press Democrat) 

Divers search Sonoma Coast for shipwrecks from historic harbors

From the website of The Press Democrat

August 3, 2016

Divers, archaeologists and other experts explore the “doghole” ports of the California lumber trade.

Full Story at http://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/5908936-181/divers-search-sonoma-coast-for?artslide=0

Watch as Jim talks history and how modern-day technology is helping document what’s left of the 225-foot Ponoma steamship that wrecked in 1908 and other maritime archaeological remains of a bygone era.