The Buried Ships of San Francisco

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park


San Francisco became the city it is today because of the Gold Rush, when thousands of people arrived on ships to go search for gold. But what happened to these ships? Many of them were buried under neighborhoods of San Francisco, becoming a part of the city's history. Learn about four Gold Rush ships with Collections interns, Kami Hagemeyer and Elliot Lockwood, as they interview maritime historians and archeologists and explore the city, detailing the ships' histories with photographs and more.


13 minutes, 3 seconds


Kami Hagemeyer and Elliot Lockwood

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