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Wreck of the King Philip
Jan 25, 1878


Painting of King Philip Wreck by SF artist Gideon Jacques Denny
NOTE: this is a possible misidentification, instead illustrating the Brignardello Wreck

 


Daily Alta California - 26 Jan 1878

 

     
San Francisco Chronicle - 26 Jan 1878

 

 

 


San Francisco Chronicle - 27 Jan 1878

 


Daily Alta California - 31 January 1878

 


Daily Alta California - 23 February 1878

 


San Francisco Chronicle - 24 Feb 1878

 


Daily Alta California - 19 April 1878
 

 


Oil in canvas of the wreck of the King Phillip, attributed to California artist Benjamin Willard Sears
"He apparently painted a number of views of it as they all appeared together in a Sears retrospective at the California Society of Pioneers in the late 1960s."
Image courtesy of Glenn D. Koch
 

 


The bow of the King Philip appeared above the sands of Ocean Beach in November 2011, and has become even more exposed, Dec. 30, 2010.
Photo: Tom Prete / Ocean Beach Bulletin

 


The stern of the King Philip still bears some metal fittings, Dec. 30, 2010.
Photo: Tom Prete / Ocean Beach Bulletin



King Philip at low tide, Dec. 30, 2010.
Photo: Tom Prete / Ocean Beach Bulletin

 


Photo by Frank Mitchell
Taken Apr 2, 2011
 



GGNRA / Peter Gavette
Taken Apr 7, 2011
 

 

 

 


Submerged Cultural Resources Assessment
by James P. Delgado and Stephen A. Haller, 1989
 


More information on the King Philip:  http://burritojustice.com/2010/11/15/philip-the-once-and-future-clipper-king/