• 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

  • 01/22/2014

    Location: BALCLUTHA | Map Time: 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM Fee Information: Vessel Admission $5, 15 years and under Contact Name: Visitor Center Information Desk Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 415-447-5000

Discover African American and Caribbean work songs of sailors, oarsmen, longshoremen and fishermen. Join Park Ranger Peter Kasin and Park Volunteer Richard Adrianowicz and join in on the choruses to these compelling chanteys.