Around the Horn Blog

Aerial View of Maritime Park
An aerial view of all of San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park showing Hyde Street Pier and historic ships, scow schooner Alma, the Small Boat Dock, tugboat Hercules, ferryboat Eureka, tall ship Balclutha, paddle wheel tugboat Eppleton Hall, and schooner C. A. Thayer. The aerial photo also shows other areas of the park including the Visitor Center and Argonaut Hotel in the old Delmonte Cannery, Victorian Park, and the Aquatic Park Bathhouse and Cove.

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Through Around the Horn, the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park hopes to keep visitors informed on projects that might impact their voyage and enlightened by stories from our past. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the journey!

History and Culture: Remembering Heroism at Sea Nearly 165 Years Ago

November 27, 2017 Posted by: Lynn Cullivan

As the National Park Service’s November “Preserving History and Culture” initiative draws to a close, we would like to offer this account as a salute to an act of American heroism at sea nearly 165 years ago.

 

1907 Steam Tug Hercules Honored With "2016 Tugboat of the Year" Award

December 12, 2016 Posted by: Lynn Cullivan

The Steamship Historical Society of America honored San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park’s 1907 steam tug Hercules with the SSHSA’s "2016 Tugboat of the Year" award.

 
 

Last updated: December 10, 2020

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