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2019 S.F. Fleet Week Cruise on the SS Jeremiah O'Brien (SUNDAY)

San Francisco Fleet Week Cruise on the SS Jeremiah O'Brien


Sunday, October 13, 2019
Boarding at 9:00 am, Cruising from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Departs from Pier 45, Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco.


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 a 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.


Food and drink is complimentary. Coffee and donuts are available upon boarding. Water, soft drinks, beer and wine are also provided. Lunch by Bistro Boudin is hamburgers, hot dogs, and clam chowder. Beer by Fort Point Beer Co. (beers on tap are Export - Dortumund Style Lager and Westfalia - Nuremberg Red Ale). Wine by Valiance Wines.


The Natural Gas Jazz Band provides musical entertainment for the cruise on Sunday.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


Directions


The ship is berthed on the Eastern side of Pier 45, Fisherman's Wharf along the Embarcadero.
CLICK HERE FOR DIRECTIONS


Parking


City of San Francisco parking lots are available throughout the Fisherman’s Wharf area. The closest parking available is Shed A located at the entrance of Pier 45. Other recommended locations are the Anchorage Square Parking Garage at Beach St and Jones St, or the Pier 39 Parking Garage. Special event rates may apply, especially during Fleet Week Cruises.


Boarding and Departure


Boarding begins at 9:00am from Pier 45 in Fisherman's Wharf. The ship is scheduled to depart at 10:00am. We make every effort to keep on schedule; however, we cannot guarantee returning to the dock as planned, due to weather changes or unforeseen events.


Accessibility


This ship is not wheelchair accessible. Walkers and canes are permitted, but passengers must be physically capable of traversing the 44-step gangway onto and off the ship without assistance from crew or other passengers. If you feel you will need assistance getting on board you should not attempt to make the cruise alone.


Seating


There is no assigned seating for this event. Available seating is limited to ~200 folding chairs, benches lining the deck, and natural structures of the ship. Passengers are permitted to bring their own folding/camping chairs.


Food and Drink


Food and beverage for this event is provided complimentary for all passengers. We cannot accommodate special dietary needs; feel free to bring your own food, but keep in mind that you will not have access to any refrigerators or microwaves. We do not allow any personal stashes of alcohol or anything in glass bottles/containers. Ice chests are also prohibited.


Restricted Items


Restricted items include, but are not limited to: firearms, knives and other potential weapons, personal inventory of adult beverages, ice coolers, glass bottles and illegal substances. Bags are subject to search before boarding.


Other Questions?


Email us at liberty@ssjeremiahobrien.org or give us a call Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm and we will be happy to help – (415) 544-0100.