• 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.


Friends of the San Francisco Maritime Museum Library run a used and duplicate book sale located on the third floor of the park's administration building.

Book sale location:
Fort Mason Center
Building E, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94123


Hours of operation:
Monday and Friday: 9 am to noon
Tuesday and Thursday: 11 am to 3 pm

Did You Know?

Balclutha moored at the pier with a modern container ship passing behind her.

A modern container ship slips behind Balclutha on its way to port. Ocean routes are still the major highways of the world. Balclutha, moored at San Francisco Maritime NHP, was an ocean-going cargo ship for 43 years, between 1886 and 1929.