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

    San Francisco Maritime

    National Historical Park California

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  • Ferryboat EUREKA closed for maintenance.

    Ferryboat EUREKA is closed for maintenance. The gangway that links the ship to the pier is being repaired.

Research contacts

Drawing of waiving sailor from Gordon Grant's Sail Ho

"Leaving Her," from Sail Ho! by Gordon Grant.

c1931, used with permission.

Have a question? Contact the Park's Reference staff--they can help you with your research, provide referrals to other professionals within the Park, or to other institutions.

By phone: 415-561-7030 during business hours to reach the Library staff member on duty.

The Reference staff may also be contacted by email, by fax to 415-556-3540, or by post:

Reference Staff
SF Maritime NHP Library
Fort Mason Center, Bldg. E
San Francisco, CA 94123
USA

 
Civilian Conservation Corp enrollee in charge of Ash Mountain Headquarters Library circa 1936

Ash Mtn. Library

NPS Photo

The NPS Ask-a-Librarian Web-based Reference Service is also available to help you with your research.

Did You Know?

Golden wheat growing on stalks.

Wheat -- California's other Gold Rush. The discovery of gold in 1848 brought sudden wealth and population growth to San Francisco. But wheat, California's golden grain, and first major export product, established San Francisco Bay as a port for world trade. More...