February 1, 1893 – San Francisco – “The barkentine Quickstep, which left for Puget Sound yesterday, returned in the afternoon, the captain finding that some of the union hands knew nothing about sailing a vessel.” (San Francisco Call)
February 2, 1846 – Goleta – Built in 1842, the 362-ton bark Fama, Capt. Nye, went ashore at Moore’s Landing, near Goleta on February 26, 1846. Two of the ship’s yards were reportedly later used to make a flagpole for the U.S. troops that occupied Santa Barbara during the Mexican War.
February 3, 1901 – San Francisco – The schooner Charles R. Wilson had to return to port on account of carrying away her foremast head. She sailed from here for Grays Harbor on January 26 and the accident happened a short time after crossing the bar. For four days the schooner was off the heads and could j not get a slant to come in. (San Francisco Call)