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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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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Pier 45, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133
Fisherman’s Wharf
+1 415-544-0100
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Jmc5606903
Reviewed 5 days ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Eve M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a brilliant piece of living working history plus an excellent museum of the D Day landings and the crucial part that these ships played in the sucess of this battle. A must see if you are in San Francisco and especially interesting for...More

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 8 May 2017 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 7 May 2017

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 20 April 2017

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 20 April 2017

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
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