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SS Jeremiah O'Brien

  • Nautical Site/Lighthouse

Published 07/06/2016

Fodor's Review

A participant in the D-Day landing in Normandy during World War II, this Liberty Ship freighter is one of two such vessels (out of more than 2,700 built) still in working order. Onboard you can peek at the crew's living quarters—bedding and personal items make it look as if they've just stepped away for a moment—and the officers' mess hall. The large display of the Normandy invasion, one of many exhibits onboard, was a gift from France, To keep the 1943 ship in sailing shape, the steam engine—which appears in the film Titanic—is operated dockside seven times a year on special "steaming weekends." Cruises take place several times a year between May and October, and the vessel is open to visitors daily.

Sight Information

Address:

Pier 45, San Francisco, California, 94133, United States

Phone:

415-544–0100

Sight Details:

  • $12 (family pass $25)

Published 07/06/2016

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