• 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.

Steam and SF Maritime Collections

Highlights from the Park's collections related to steam, steam engines, and steam powered vessels:
 

Architects and Engineers:

L. Christian "Chris" Norgaard, naval architect

 

Boilers, engines, turbines:

Donkey boiler:

Models:

Props:

 

Vessels:

California (Pacific Mail steamer):

City of Chester:

The City of Rio de Janeiro:

Cricket (steamer):

Emma Alexander (Admiral Line steamer):

Eppleton Hall (1914 steam tug):

Eureka (1890 steam ferry):

Hercules (1907 steam tug):

Wapama (1915 steam schooner):

Did You Know?

The Queen Mary 2, the largest ocean liner in the world, passing by the park with many smaller boats surrounding her.

The Queen Mary 2, the largest ocean liner in the world (1,131 feet long), pulled into San Francisco Bay on February 4, 2007. Here she is passing by the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.