An Introduction to the Park
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
The Park's 1891 Scow Schooner Alma
The 1891 scow schooner Alma sailing on San Francisco Bay.
The History of Swimming in the Cove
Ready to hit the water!
The Significance of Small Craft
The 1936 Eva B, a 30-foot pleasure craft, making way on San Francisco Bay after being restored in the park's small boat shop.
The Significance of the Ship Balclutha
The significance of the sailing ship Balclutha, a memorial to the grand age of sail.
Danger & Adventure on the High Seas
The dangers and adventures of sailing on the high seas.
How sailing ships connected the world
A look at how the sailing ship Balclutha helped to connect the world.
The Significance of the C.A. Thayer
Learn about the history and significance of the schooner C.A. Thayer.
The Preservation of the C.A. Thayer
Learn about the restoration of the National Historic Landmark schooner C.A. Thayer.
The Connections Between Sail and Steam
Learn about the connections between sailing ships and steam ships.
Families at Sea
The experiences of women and families at sea.
Good Wood: Preserving Ships and Forests
The natural and cultural treasures that the National Park Service preserves.
Maritime History Through Music
Charting a Musical Course Through Maritime History
Last updated: August 3, 2020