• 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.

Event Details

  • 08/17/2013

    Location: BALCLUTHA | Map Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: Reservation required. Limit 20. Fee Free Day. Contact Name: Park Ranger Peter Kasin Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 415-561-7171

If you have been wanting to learn about sea chanteys and to begin singing them but don't know where to start, then this workshop is for you. Discover shipboard work songs, their istory, and how they were used by sailors, dock workers, and fishermen. Learning songs by ear emphasized, but lyric sheets will be provided and yours to keep. Limited to 20 people.