Museum Ships in California

Where to find museum ships in California. Includes museum ships docked at the San Diego Maritime Museum, the San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park, the Mare island Historic Park. Also includes the RMS Queen Mary in Long Beach, the SS Lane Victory in San Pedro, a floating lighthouse in Oakland, the SS Red Oak Victory in Richmond, the USS Hornet in Alameda, the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier in San Diego, a submarine museum in San Francisco, a former presidential yacht in Oakland and other California museum ships.

RMS Queen Mary (Long Beach)
Several different guided tours are available of this historic Ocean liner that sailed between 1936 and 1967. The Queen Mary has been converted into a hotel and it is permanently docked at the Port of Long Beach in Southern California. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

SS Lane Victory (San Pedro)
Located at Berth 94 in Port of Los Angeles, San Pedro, California. For more information call 310-519-9545

Lightship Relief (Oakland)
Floating lighthouse berthed at Jack London Square in Oakland, Northern California. Tours are available on weekends.

SS Jeremiah O'Brien (San Francisco)
Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 45
San Francisco, Northern California
(tours and cruises are available)

SS Red Oak Victory (Richmond)
Richmond, Northern California

USS Hornet Museum (Alameda)
707 West Hornet Avenue, Pier 3
Alameda California
Phone: 510-521-8448

USS Midway Museum (San Diego)
Features more then 60 exhibits and 27 restored aircraft. Located on board the USS Midway Aircraft Carrier docked at Navy Pier, 910 North Harbor Drive in Downtown San Diego. For more information call 619-544-9600.

USS Pampanito Submarine Museum (San Francisco)
World War II Balao class submarine and memorial at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco.

USS Potomac Presidential Yacht (Oakland)
Known as Franklin Delano Roosevelt's "Floating White House". Located at 540 Water Street in Oakland, Northern California.

Museum Ships by Museum

San Diego Maritime Museum
- B-39 Russian Submarine
- Berkeley Steam Ferry
- Californian
- Dolphin Submarine
- Harbor Pilot Boat
- Medea Steam Yacht
- San Salvador Replica
- Star of India
- Surprise Replica

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
- Alma Scow Schooner (1891)
- Balclutha Square Rigger Tall Ship (1886)
- C. A. Thayer Schooner (1895)
- Eppleton Hall Paddlewheel Tug Boat (1914)
- Eureka Steam Ferry Boat (1890)
- Hercules Steam Tug Boat (1907)
- San Francisco Bay Ark (1890)
- Wapama Steam Schooner (1915)

Mare Island Historic Park Museum Ships
- Ships of the Mare Island Historic Park
- Mare Island Historic Park - Official Web site
- SSBN 658 Mariano G. Vallejo
- USS LCS 102 Gunboat
- USS Olympia (effort to bring it back to California)

California Museum Ships A to Z

Alma (San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park)

B-39 Soviet Submarine (Maritime Museum of San Diego)
B-427 Russian Submarine "Scorpion" (Long Beach Harbor)
Balclutha Tall Ship (San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park)
Bay Ark Houseboat (San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park)
Berkeley Steam Ferry (Maritime Museum of San Diego)

C.A. Thayer Schooner (San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park)
Californian (Maritime Museum of San Diego)

Eppleton Hall Paddle Wheel Tug Boat (San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park)
Eureka SteamFerryboat (San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park)

Hercules Steam Tug Boat (San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park)
HMS Surprise Replica (Maritime Museum of San Diego)

LCS-102 Gunboat (Mare Island Historic Park, San Diego)

Medea Steam Yacht (Maritime Museum of San Diego)


RMS Queen Mary ocean Liner (Long Beach Harbor)
Ralph J. Scott Fireboat / Fireboat #2 (San Pedro Harbor)

San Savador Replica (Maritime Museum of San Diego)
SS Jeremiah O'Brien
SS Harbor Pilot Boat (Maritime Museum of San Diego)
SS Lane Victory (San Pedro Harbor)
SS Red Oak Victory
- SSBN 658 Mariano G. Vallejo (Mare island Historic Park)
Star of India (Maritime Museum of San Diego)

USS Dolphin Submarine (Maritime Museum of San Diego)
USS Hornet
USS Iowa
USS LCI(L)-1091 (Eureka, Humboldt Bay)
USS Midway
USS Pampanito
USS Potomac

Wapama Steam Schooner (San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park)

Maritime Museums in California

Naval Museums in California

Navy Bases in California

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