This panorama was taken from the stern of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, next to the rear gun. The skyline of San Francisco is visible through the ship's masts and rigging. Off from the stern is a great panoramic view of San Francisco harbour. Alcatraz Island lies almost due north of here.
SS Jeremiah O'Brien Stern - San Francisco visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'SS Jeremiah O'Brien Stern' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from California.
Heavy anti-aircraft artillery fortified the stern of the SS Jeremiah O'Brien as she conveyed troops and supplies across the
Now a fully restored living museum, she is open to the general public most days and still undertakes cruises around San Francisco bay during the months of May and October, as well as longer-distance trips by arrangement or special occasion. In 1994 she was the only surviving large ship to rejoin her flotilla of former comrades to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the D-Day landings by re-enacting the crossing from England to Normandy. A fine achievement for a historic ship with an illustrious career.