Edward P. Von der Porten

Gathering on July 28:  www.winepi.com/invitation%202018%2005%2023.htm

Obituary drafted by family:

www.winepi.com/Edward%20Paul%20Von%20der%20Porten%202018%2004%2009.docx

Press Democrat obituary:

http://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/local/8209238-181/ed-von-der-porten-santa?artslide=0

San Francisco Chronicle obituary:

https://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Scholar-on-Sir-Francis-Drake-s-North-Bay-12826077.php#photo-11286064

 

Curriculum vitae: www.winepi.com/edvdp%20cv%202018%2005%2023.pdf

Copy provided updated 2016.  To add:

Travel: 

              2016 – Mexico (San Juanillo expedition)

              2016 – Ensenada, Mexico (build children’s galleon)

              2016 – Arizona, New Mexico, Texas

              2016 – Pacific Northwest including Victoria and Vancouver BC

              2017 – Ensenada, Mexico (San Juanillo materials review)

              2017 – Mexico City (archaeology and family visit)

              2017 – College Station, TX (archaeology meetings at

University of Texas)

              2017 – Mexico (San Juanillo expedition)

              2018 – San Diego (archaeology conference)

Presentations:                  

2016 – Keynote Presentation at Underwater

Archaeology of British Columbia conference

                   2016 – History of Nautical Archaeology – students

                                      at University of Texas, College Station

                   2016 – The San Juanillo – students at University of

                                      Texas, College Station

 


 

Publications:

              2018 – Seaway’s Ships in Scale:  Nautical Commentary – A

 Look into the Past, Spring 2018 – article on WW II

low-cost model kits

 

Exhibits:                  

2017 – WW I Posters at History Museum of Sonoma

                                  County

Pending Publications:     

Story of the San Juanillo (University of Texas Press)

              The Plate of Brass (manuscript complete – publication TBD)

              Porcelains of the Baja California Manila Galleon Wreck

                        (INAH, Mexico City, Mexico)

 

 

Contact:  Michael Von der Porten

(707) 525-1625

mikevdpca[at]aim[dot]com

 

photos:

 

www.winepi.com/image1_jpeg%20Ed_VdP_portrait.jpg – portrait of Ed at grandson’s wedding

www.winepi.com/image2_jpeg_3_gens.jpg - Ed son & grandson

www.winepi.com/image3_jpeg_Ed_Mike.jpg - Ed with son, Mike

www.winepi.com/image4_jpeg_Ed__family.jpg - Ed with extended family

www.winepi.com/image5_jpeg_Ed_on_ship.jpg - Ed giving tour on USS Iowa (BB-61), Los Angeles, CA

 

www.winepi.com/DSCN1131%20ed%20%26%20sophia.JPG – Ed with great-grand-daughter - 2017

www.winepi.com/DSCN1126%20ed%20%26%20sophia.JPG – Ed with great-grand-daughter - 2017

www.winepi.com/DSCN0512%20ed%20giving%20directions%202017%20expedition.JPG – Ed headed out on expedition - 2017

www.winepi.com/DSCN0512%20ed%20giving%20directions%202017%20expedition%20cropped.jpg – Ed headed out on expedition - 2017

www.winepi.com/IMG_5567%20Ed%20VdP%20at%20WW%20I%20exhibit%20of%20his%20posters%202017.JPG – Ed talking about his WW I poster exhibit at the History Museum of Sonoma County - 2017

http://www.winepi.com/DSCN4478%20Ed%20VdP%20giving%20speech%20at%20Drakes%20Bay%20NHL%20Ceremony.JPG – Ed giving speech at Drakes Bay National Historic Landmark Ceremony – October 2016

www.winepi.com/DSCN0626%20ed%20with%20photo%20WDC.JPG – Ed presenting at NHL hearing in Washington, DC 2011

http://www.winepi.com/DSCN8195%20Ed%20aand%20Carola%20Derooy%20NPS%20scouting%20for%20NHL%20plaque%20site%202016.JPG – Ed and Carola DeRooy scouting for NHL plaque site – 2016

 

www.winepi.com/Ed%20-%201%20of%209.jpg – Ed with brass lion found at Mexico site

www.winepi.com/Ed%20-%202%20of%209.jpg – Saryl, Edward & Eric Von der Porten with porcelain bowl

www.winepi.com/Ed%20-%203%20of%209.jpg  – Ed at climate change rally

www.winepi.com/Ed%20-%204%20of%209.jpg – family with Ed at SF Giant’s ATT Park

www.winepi.com/Ed%20-%205%20of%209.jpg – Ed with group from Mexico expedition

www.winepi.com/Ed%20-%206%20of%209.jpg – Ed in Mexico City?

www.winepi.com/Ed%20-%207%20of%209.jpg –Edward Von der Porten with grandson

www.winepi.com/Ed%20-%208%20of%209.jpg – family visit in Mexico.

www.winepi.com/Ed%20-%209%20of%209.jpg – Ed Von der Porten with ice cream – his standard afternoon stop.

www.winepi.com/DSCN7960%20childrens%20galleon%202016%2007%2008%20Ensenada.jpg –Childrens’ galleon Ensenada, Mexico

www.winepi.com/DSCN7792%20Eduardo%20Edward%20building%20childrens%20galleon.JPG – Childrens’ galleon Ensenada

www.winepi.com/Ed%20in%20Cory%27s%20lab%20at%20Key%20West%20FL%202011.JPG – Ed at lab in Key West, Florida – 2011 – courtesy Bruce Keegan

www.winepi.com/img2879%20ed%20with%20ship%20model%20REMS%203%20March%202018.jpg - Ed with ship model and article from Redwood Empire Model Shipwrights – meeting of 3 March 2018

 

Ed at transfer of collection to Rosie the Riveter National Park:

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www.winepi.com/IMG_6620%20Ed%20at%20Rosie%204.JPG

 

Article from Redwood Empire Model Shipwrights (3 parts):

www.winepi.com/img2967%20Ed%20in%20NBMS%202018%20p1.jpg

www.winepi.com/img2968%20Ed%20in%20NBMS%202018%20p2.jpg

www.winepi.com/img2969%20Ed%20in%20NBMS%202018%20p3.jpg

 

a TV interview with Ed is at

https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Sir_Francis_Drake_s_Layover_in_the_Bay_Area_Bay_Area-144501805.html

This link does work – you may need to try different browsers (as of 4/3/2018)

 

a radio interview with Ed is at

http://radio.krcb.org/post/how-sir-francis-drake-made-history-california#stream/0

this includes one interview and two clips

 

obituary for Ed’s wife, Saryl is at

http://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/2292972-181/saryl-von-der-porten

 

San Francisco Chronicle article on Drakes Bay by Carl Nolte – 8 October 2016

https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/Drake-s-place-in-history-foggy-landing-spot-9956527.php?cmpid=gsa-sfgate-result

 

San Francisco Chronicle article on Plate of Brass by Carl Nolte – 15 February 2003

https://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Secret-of-Drake-hoax-revealed-after-70-years-2670003.php

 

San Francisco Chronicle article on NHL by Carl Nolte – 19 October 2012

https://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Point-Reyes-declared-Drake-landing-site-3966058.php

 

Ed’s first modeling publication?  Model Trains 1953 – and his uncashed check for 50’

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