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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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Historic World War II ship docked at Pier 45. One of two remaining Liberty Class of ships, the Jeremiah made 11 trips from London to Normandy for the D day invasion to supply the war effort and carry troops.
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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

Interesting way to spend a few hours, if you have an interest in marine history. I found it educational. My wife and adult daughter, did not. Lots of steps and ladders.

Thank Andy D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not so famous piece of WWII history. These vessels were the lifeline for the crucial supplies needed in the war effort. I was in the merchant navy and feel it sad that we have turned this service over to foreign powers. I digress. The exhibit...More

Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

The importance of such boats and their crews in the 20th century cannot be underestimated. To think these vessels we're built in just 6 months is staggering (and we can debate the marginal gains made on modern vessels and their associated cost and build time)....More

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 29 July 2017

What a great self tour we had. Great to see inside such a huge ship and learn about its history. Loved the information areas and being able to clambour around the decks and up to the gun areas. Chap at kiosk where we purchased ticket...More

Thank NykolaJane
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Self-guided tour of the ONLY Liberty cargo ship that returned from Normandy during WWII. There are recorded messages that provide information in several areas of the ship with the push of a button. I found that interesting so that visitors can go at their own...More

1  Thank Lucky13Trip
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Jeremiah O'Brien is one of two remaining FULLY FUNCTIONAL Liberty ships of the 2,710 built and launched during World War II. She is a survivor of the 6,939-ship armada that stormed Normandy on D-Day, 1944. The ship is restored and most areas are open to...More

3  Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Of the 2710 Liberty Ships built during WW2 only a handful survive. The Jeremiah O'Brien is one of those and it's been fully restored, ready to go to sea - although it limits excursions to San Francisco. It has operated cruises of about five hours...More

2  Thank Jmc5606903
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I've had the opportunity to be on many ships. The SS Jeremiah O'Brien is priced right and had a story of rich history.

Thank JimDeBerry
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The wife and i had a long weekend in San Francisco a couple of weeks back, I've previously done the submarine tour (which was also excellent) and wanted to do the SS Jeremiah O'Brien this time although the wife wasn't to keen on the idea....More

Thank jimbo1Surrey
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Be sure to spend some time speaking with the volunteer tour guides. They are the highlight of the trip!

Thank Eve M
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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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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
24 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