Maritime Library Reinstates Open Hours Starting Tuesday, April 5
Contact: Lynn Cullivan, 415-561-7006
Beginning Tuesday, April 5, the J. Porter Shaw Library at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park will open the doors of the maritime library from 1pm to 5pm, three days a week - Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays (excluding Federal holidays) so that visitors can experience the park’s maritime library collection. No appointment is necessary to visit the library or use the library collection.
Did You Know?
Animals once served as important members of a ship's crew. Even though many of them worked to control pests or provide food, their main function was to serve as ship's mascot. The dogs, cats, birds, monkeys, and even bear cubs that went to sea as mascots, can often be seen in formal crew portraits. More...