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?
See the captain’s quarters on the square-rigged ship Balclutha where Inda-Francis Durkee was born at sea, during a voyage from Calcutta, India, to San Francisco. She was the daughter of Captain and Mrs. Alice Durkee. Alfred Durkee was master of the Balclutha from 1894-1899. More...