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

    San Francisco Maritime

    National Historical Park California

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?

Balclutha at Hyde Street Pier.

The 19th Century sailing ship Balclutha, moored at San Francisco Maritime NHP, carried tons of coal during her career. Coal from Wales and Australia provided fuel for the West Coast's railroads, steamships, factories, businesses and homes.