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SS Jeremiah O'Brien

Pier 45, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133
+1 415-544-0100
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Pier 45, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133
Fisherman’s Wharf
+1 415-544-0100
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A piece of history, one of the very few liberty ships left afloat and still operational Well worth a visit and as a European well worth going and understanding how these ships were responsible in no small way in keeping Europe supplied during WW2 As...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As someone who teaches WWII history, I made visiting the SS Jeremiah O'Brien, anchored in the Fisherman's Wharf area, a priority as I planned my first trip to San Francisco. I'm glad a did. As other reviews note, this is a unique attraction that shows...More

Thank Nicholas S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The SS Jeremiah O'Brien is a surviving Liberty Ship that is still seaworthy. She is anchored in the Fisherman’s Wharf area of San Francisco. This ship contributed to the invasion of Normandy, and managed to return to the United States only to be slated for...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can still hear my husband's camera taking a large amount of photos! Like being inside a ship in a bottle.

Thank MrsTG2013
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

This is one of those rare opportunities where any sailor rejoices in being able to show what he or she could only describe what the conditions of their first ships/training ships/ or occasional current ship life is like. With an active engine room and the...More

1  Thank Stephen U
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

During recent visit to San Francisco we checked out the SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Interesting old WWII liberty ship. What made visit invaluable was talking to a sailor who works at museum. This sailor worked on the ship from 1942 till 1959. Told us stories about...More

Thank dgouldd
Reviewed 7 March 2017

You tend to forget that not all ships in war are ‘Warships’, the SS-Jeremiah O’Brien is a ‘Liberty’ ship and was a part of the huge logistic effort that went on through WWII. With the help of a pamphlet the Jeremiah O’Brien is a self-guided...More

Thank dos_worldwide
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Well worth a visit. One of the last sea worthy Liberty Ships of WW2. It is maintained by volunteers in full working order. Who are very helpful and knowledgeable Nearly all areas are accessible. However you must recognise that this is a WW2 ship so...More

Thank Jeremy W
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This is a wonderfully restored Liberty ship from WW II, done entirely by volunteers. This ship still sails under her own power a number of times each year, but is a real treasure to see even when she is not under steam. There is a...More

Thank Terry W
Reviewed 13 February 2017

one of the few vessels in this class from WW2. lovingly restored by volunteers. fascinating trip into the past.

Thank kurt3650
Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality
hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone
at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and
historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a
postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner.
Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded
with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while
Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth
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Has anyone taken a cruise on board this ship? Are there restrooms available? Are there comfortable places to sit? The cruise is 7 hrs long so this could be vital.
4 October 2015|
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Response from JoppaFlats |
There are several restrooms aboard the ship, mostly on the deck one level down, near the main lecture hall. Also, for most cruises they put aboard a big selection of porta-potties. Usually these are on the starboard side... More
HI, I have a couple of questions. We will be in San Francisco for the 4th this year and are looking for a place to watch the fireworks with my two nieces (8 and 11),my Mom (75) and my sister. Would this be a good deal?? Are there restrooms available?? Was it super crowded on board? Thanks!
23 June 2015|
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Response from petti120 | Reviewed this property |
There aren't restrooms on board that I could see and the ship wasn't crowded when we were there. However, the main boat area is full of ropes, ship equipment etc and you had to be careful where you stood and not a lot of... More