Japanese Training Ship In California
Ralph P Stineman was born near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1871. He moved to San Diego, California in 1900 and started operating a photo gallery. In 1910, he opened a photographer’s office in the Timken Building.
On August 31, 1912 Stineman photographed the Japanese training ship TAI SEI MARU stopped at San Diego with 112 sea cadets on a round-the-world cruise.
San Diego History Center : http://www.sandiegohistory.org/journal/97spring/stineman.htm