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SS Jeremiah O'Brien

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Fisherman’s Wharf
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Address: Pier 45, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133
Phone Number: +1 415-544-0100
09:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 16:00

Historic World War II ship docked at Pier 45.

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USD 30.00*
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What an experience. The size of this vessel as you approach is truly awesome. To step on board is to step back in time. You can practically visit every room and hold and with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Bradford, United Kingdom
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What an experience. The size of this vessel as you approach is truly awesome. To step on board is to step back in time. You can practically visit every room and hold and with clear info signs you do get a feel for what it was like and what was going on , around every corner there's something different. Put... More 

Thank MarekLontour
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this completely be accident as we happened to chance upon it, but it was fabulous. Really interesting ship, well maintained and staffed by incredibly friendly and helpful staff. Very few visitors when we were there, which is a shame as it's one of the best things I visited in San Francisco. The engine room and it's complexity is mind... More 

Thank Nick S
Dover, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are only three of the 2,710 Liberty Ships built that are left. I highly recommend visiting and taking a tour and finding out when the museum group will take the ship out for a tour on the Bay. Bring your camera and take pictures of both the ships and the memorial tablets on Pier 45. Be sure to follow... More 

Thank Vishal P
Angelsberg, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Big part on our history and the ship is still working. Friendlig crew!! How could they do the ship under 3 weecks!

Thank Jan-Gunnar B
York, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ship well looked after by volunteers who care. Informative self tour. As ship is a working vessel, it was possible to view just about all areas including the engine room. Take your time and talk to the volunteers. Good wartime exhibition in the No.2 hold, but when we visited, the museum shop was closed. A good visit whether you are... More 

1 Thank PHEL56
Sugar Land, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The SS Jeremiah O'Brien is one of two working Liberty Ships remaining. The tour is totally self-guided, so you can poke around the various spaces in the ship and get acquainted with a piece of history. Both the bridge and engine room are accessible, but as she's a working vessel, there are crew areas that are off-limit, though you can... More 

1 Thank Bryan G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This visit was excellent. I suppose one has to like ships, as I do, but it was most worth the visit. In particular, to get down into the engine and boiler rooms was a highlight. The people working there are most informative. And to think this ship still goes to sea! A living piece of history. Thoroughly recommended.

1 Thank Nemothelonely
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Took the Fleet week tour! Around the bay, under the bridge, park in the bay to watch the air show! Amazing! Volunteers were all friendly, music ( Garbage band) was good, food was good. Views were great. The history is incredible. So awesome that it still putts around the bay a few times a year! This is the second time... More 

1 Thank Denise J
Hayward, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Lot of history on this last surviving of WWII ,amazing still sailing ,on fleet week you can be a sailor and see the 3cylinders engine working.

1 Thank sailingalongto
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Being able to board and explore a piece of history and see how these ships helped the war effort. Well worth the $20 entrance fee.

1 Thank Cobby85

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