• 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.

Image Map Fun

Five images from the park including a drawing, photos, and a poster.


A historic photo of a ferryboat on SF Bay.  A drawing of celery with eyes and a smile.  An open logbook.  An image of a historic map of San Francisco.  A poster for the Sea Music Concert on BALCLUTHA.  Two men standing in front of a steam engine.

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Did You Know?

Fog envelopes San Francisco Bay, leaving only the top of the Golden Gate Bridge visible.

“The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.” Many attribute this phrase to Mark Twain, however the origin is unknown. It is a good thing to remember when visiting San Francisco Maritime during the summer. Don’t forget a coat, as the summer fog keeps temperatures in the city cool.