Events


Come aboard the SS Jeremiah O'Brien and experience another year of living history.

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For all cruises, children 4 and under are free, but do require a ticket to board. Please contact the office at (415) 544-0100 to register for tickets. Guests are allowed to bring their own food. Tickets are non-refundable.

March 26, 2017

William Geroux, 'The Mathews Men' Talk & Signing

Begins 3:00 pm

On March 26, Author and Journalist William Geroux makes an appearance aboard the Liberty ship SS JEREMIAH O'BRIEN to talk about his latest work, Mathews Men: Seven Brothers and the War Against Hitler's U-Boats. The event begins with a talk by Mr. Geroux, followed by a reading of selected parts. He will also answer any questions you have before concluding with a session for book signing.

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May 20, 2017

Veterans Memorial Cruise

Boarding 11:00am, Departure 12:00pm, Returns 4:00pm

Our Veterans Memorial Cruise is an annual tradition for the SS Jeremiah O'Brien. It commemorates the gallantry of all veterans who have served in defense of America’s freedom. Just outside the Golden Gate Bridge a wreath-laying ceremony is conducted complete with Color Guard.

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July 4, 2017

Dockside Fireworks Viewing

Time: TBD

Watch the San Francisco Fireworks light the sky from the deck of The O'Brien.

Tickets available soon.

July 29, 2017

Fortress San Francisco Cruise

Time: TBD

During WWII, San Francisco Bay was considered a prime target for attack. To protect the flow of arms, troops and cargo ships flowing from the port, an amazing array of military weapons was put into place.

Join us for the Fortress San Francisco Cruise to find out where those hidden defenses were. Featuring live narration by S.F. Reporter Carl Nolte.

Tickets available soon.

September 9, 2017

San Francisco Bay Wine Cruise

Time: TBD

Set sail for a spectacular afternoon bay cruise and wine tasting. Take in stunning views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Angel Island, Bay Bridge and the San Francisco Skyline, while sipping wines from some of Northern California’s best wineries.

Tickets available soon.

October 7, 2017

San Francisco Fleet Week Cruise - Saturday

Boarding 11:00am, Departure 12:00pm, Returns 4:00pm

San Francisco Fleet Week is an annual public event that honors the contributions of the men and women of the United States Armed Forces while advancing cooperation and knowledge among civilian- and military-based Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response personnel.

The O'Brien participates with the SF Fleet Week Cruise around San Francisco Bay, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, the Bay Bridge for amazing views of the San Francisco waterfront, the visiting Navy ships, and the air show featuring the US Navy Blue Angels.

Register online

October 8, 2017

San Francisco Fleet Week Cruise - Sunday

Boarding 11:00am, Departure 12:00pm, Returns 4:00pm

San Francisco Fleet Week is an annual public event that honors the contributions of the men and women of the United States Armed Forces while advancing cooperation and knowledge among civilian- and military-based Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response personnel.

The O'Brien participates with the SF Fleet Week Cruise around San Francisco Bay, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, the Bay Bridge for amazing views of the San Francisco waterfront, the visiting Navy ships, and the air show featuring the US Navy Blue Angels.

Register online