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

    San Francisco Maritime

    National Historical Park California

Eppleton Hall

Eppleton Hall at Hyde Street Pier.
The EPPLETON HALL is a steel tug built in 1914 in England, and powered by two steam engines.
NPS
 
Length 100.6 feet
Beam 21.1 feet
Depth 10.8 feet
Gross Tonnage
166
Engines Two-sided lever

 
  1. Steam-powered sidewheeler built in 1914 in England
  2. Designed to tow ocean-going colliers (coal-carrying vessels) on the River Tyne
  3. Has two side-lever engines, also called grasshopper engines
  4. These engines can operate each paddlewheel independently
 

Did You Know?

The Balclutha, a sailing ship, built in 1886, now resides at Hyde Street Pier.

The resources of San Francisco Maritime NHP include five National Historic Landmark vessels. 1886 square-rigger Balclutha, 1890 steam ferryboat Eureka, 1891 scow schooner Alma, 1895 schooner C.A. Thayer, and 1907 steam tug Hercules. More...