• 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.

Public Transportation

MUNI Bus and Cable Car Routes. For MUNI information call 415/673-MUNI(6864) or www.sfmta.com/getting-around

To Visitor Center, Museum Building, Aquatic Park, and Hyde Street Pier:

#19 Polk

#30 Stockton

#42 Downtown Loop

#47 Van Ness/Potrero

#49 Van Ness/Mission

F Market Historic Streetcar

Powell-Hyde Street Cable Car

To the Maritime Research Center Laguna Street Entrance (Lower Fort Mason):

#28 19th Avenue

Did You Know?

Historic photo of a baby girl, Inda-Francis, who was born on the Balclutha.

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...