Boats and Small Craft in SF Maritime Collections
Highlights from the Park's collections related to boats, boating, and small craft, for work or for pleasure.
Did You Know?
Loading ports are small, watertight doors in a ship's hull that lead directly into the hold. Lumber could be more easily loaded into the hold through these ports rather than through the smaller hatches on the deck. These ports had to be caulked shut before the ship put to sea. More...