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SS Jeremiah O'Brien

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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
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We participated in the San Francicso Brewer's Guild "Brews on the Bay" beer tasting event on this wonderful old ship. We were somewhat skeptical and feared it would be a wild party with a bunch of drunks. Instead, the entire day was orderly and FUN....More

Thank MarvinAnchorage
Reviewed 11 October 2018

San Francisco may have lost much of its ship cargo handling status to Oakland - however the City has ensured that the visitors to city have an opportunity to remember the roll it has played in all things maritime. SS Jeremiah was at D-Day ,...More

Thank yandinazetland
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Take the time to step back into history, talk to those who have care of this magnificient ship. The Volunteers who work on her keep watch over the Ships Soul. One of the volunteers had a book written about her as she was a member...More

Thank croatianbriar
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Really worth a look even if you don’t have time to board kept in super condition by volunteers historybis worth preserving

Thank Sandra G
Reviewed 20 September 2018

This ship is huge - be ready to climb down lots of ladders. A guide is there to explain everything in great detail. I don't think very young children would enjoy this.

Thank occasionaltraveler04
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Anything WW2 I find really interesting and this didn't disappoint. Knowing that this vessel was at the D-Day landing sis enough to convince me to visit. Informative and educational with a lot of things to see on the boat itself. You can also work the...More

Thank BenHarris
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

This was my 2nd visit about a year apart & a lot of work has been done on the display in the fwd hold on the ships history & action. It’s also a tribute to the men & women that built sailed & perished at...More

Thank Ian A
Reviewed 12 September 2018

The Jeremiah O'Brien is one of the few surviving Liberty Ships of World War 2. They were built in vast numbers, 60 days was the period from start to finish, and many of them lie at the bottom of the Atlantic, the German U boat...More

Thank GroomLeader
Reviewed 8 September 2018

This was a great experience and a very interactive one. You get to climb onto the ship and into different areas that sailors walked through. The engine area where scenes from the movie Titanic happen to be shot is a really impressive area. It's easy...More

Thank Linh T
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

If you like history and WW II historical facts, this is a must see in San Francisco. The docents are very well informed as well as the volunteers running the ship.

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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
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