Formerly known as the 3rd Street bridge. It crosses Mission Creek but this part of the creek as it enters Mission Bay is now called Mc Covey Cove. But, going back in time when the city was a real seaport, it was usually called "**** Creek" by working people. Early in the 20th century, it was a...
No longer the hustle, bustle, noises, and smells from the winches, wagons and cargoes of a working port of days gone by, just more of the same from the tourists, street performers and seals of today !!
In a rare view, the Queen Elizabeth is seen from the air while docked in the Port of San Francisco on 16 March, 1942. I didn't know the ship had made a stop here at this time in the war, and I didn't know she was given a new coat of dark gray paint during her stay. I wonder too if she had been...
The ferry Vallejo speeds past Southhampton Shoal on its route to San Francisco from the city of Vallejo.
1991-2001 Jet Cat Express
speed: 34 knots
Golden Gate Ferries' San Francisco at the ferry dock at San Francisco's Ferry Building.
M.V. San Francisco
propulsion: 2 diesel engines, propellers
speed: 20.5 knots
length: 169 feet
beam: 34 feet
draft: 6 feet
displacement: 265 long tons
gross tonnage: 99
Two U.S. aircraft carriers passing under the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco.
To the left we have USS Lexington (CV-2), 36,000 ts, launched on Oct. 3rd, 1925 by Fore River Shipbuilding Co., Quincy and sunk on May 8th, 1942 by Japanese aircraft in the Battle of the Coral Sea.
To the right...
An old and rare postcard from my collection of Johnson Line´s M/S San Francisco, posted in Nov.14 1921.
More photo and information here.
The lateen sails would indicate the Med, but this is indeed Frisco. The caption in Danish informs us that this place is particularly lively on Thursdays, as Catholics can't eat meat on Fridays (didn't know that!), so Friday is fish-day in the US.
USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) arrives in San Francisco for the Parade of Ships during San Francisco Fleet Week. This marks the 22nd year of Navy participation. The celebration is held at the Fisherman’s Wharf featuring 2,500 Sailors, Navy Blue Angels and U.S. Navy ships; USS Cleveland (LPD 7), USS...