Life aboard ship and SF Maritime Collections
Highlights from the Park's collections related to life aboard ship for crew or passengers, at work or at play:
More about life at sea:
Getting aboard ship--going to sea:
Did You Know?
Did you know the Park has journals that date back to the California Gold Rush? We recently added an account of a 220 day voyage from New York to San Francisco. The 1849 journal describes daily routines, a hurricane, and passing ships. Morrison (built 1832; ship) journal (HDC 1595, SAFR 22220). More...