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

    San Francisco Maritime

    National Historical Park California

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  • Hyde Street Pier Closed Mondays through Thursdays (July 24 - August 20)

    For public safety, Hyde Street Pier will be closed mid-pier Mondays - Thursdays from July 24 - August 20 during replacement of Eureka's mooring piles. There is no access to the historic ships. The visitor center, Maritime Museum & Aquatic Park are open. More »

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 02/15/2014, 02/16/2014

    A formal portrait of Captain Shorey with his wife and two children.
    Location: Visitor Center | Map Time: 3:00 PM to 3:45 PM Fee Information: FREE Contact Name: Visitor Center Information Desk Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 415-447-5000

A series of slides will introduce you to the extraordinary life and accomplishments of the only black whaling ship captain on the West Coast.

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