Monte Cristo (bark)
In contrast to the construction of sophisticated vessels of steel and aluminum, was the completion at Vancouver, B.C. of the unusually rigged wooden three-masted bark Monte Cristo, a 180-ton mahogany-hulled sailing vessel built by Capt. Alexander Brigola for charter service. Gordon Newell, Maritime Events of 1968, H. W. McCurdy Marine History of the Pacific Northwest 1966 to 1975, p.43.
Citation: Tacoma Public Library