• A section of the bowsprint and figurehead on the bow of BALCLUTHA.

    San Francisco Maritime

    National Historical Park California

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Companies and Organizations in SF Maritime Collections

Highlights from the Park's collections related to companies and organizations--architectural and engineering firms, shipping lines, shipyards, boatyards, etc.:
 

Aeolus Boats:

Alaska Packers Association:

Admiral Line:

Cramp's Shipyard:

Hicks Iron Works, Yuba Manufacturing Company:

Pacific Mail Steamship Company:

Pillsbury & Martignoni, Naval Architects and Marine Engineers:

Shipowners and Merchants Tugboat Company ("Red Stack" line):

Stone Boat Yard:

Union Diesel Engine Company:

  • "Union Gas Engine Company" (Collections Corner article about this and related companies, Union Diesel Engine Company, Regan Vapor Engine Company, and Pacific Gas Engine Company)

Union Iron Works:

Did You Know?

The last stop and turnaround point for the Powell/Hyde cable car line.

San Francisco Maritime is the only NPS site that has a cable car turnaround adjacent to the park. Riders disembark and workers push the cars around on the track to position them for the next journey back up steep Hyde Street.