Acania 1929 [March 1959, San Francisco]

Historical Summary:

Built in 1929 for NY Financier Arthur Wheeler. Sold to actress Constance Bennett in 1931.

As a Research Vessel, she was owned by:

  • Stanford Research Institute, Oakland, 1958-1969
  • the Department of Defense, Atomic Support Agency, San Francisco, 1970-1973
  • Department Of Oceanography, Naval Postgrad School, Monterrey, 1974-1984
  • Intersea Research, Friday Harbo5, 1985-1994