Southern Pacific-Golden Gate Ferries Limited Auto Ferries
M/V Mendocino in Ensenada, Mexico in 2010 for scrapping
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M/V Melrose: Built 1909. Retired in 1931.
M/V Thoroughfare: Built 1912. Sold 1935 to become a fish reduction plant in Benicia, California.
M/V Mendocino: Built 1927 for the Northwestern Pacific Railroad. Renamed M/V Nisqually in 1940 when it was sold to the Puget Sound Navigation Co.
M/V Lake Tahoe: Built 1927 for the Southern Pacific Railroad. Renamed MV Illahee in 1940 when it was sold to the Puget Sound Navigation Co.
- Lost Ferry across San Francisco Bay carrying automobiles
- Oakland, San Francisco County, California, and Alameda County, California
- No Longer In Operation
- Auto ferry service began 1909; Ferry service stopped in 1940. All ships scrapped as of 2010
- - Moore Drydock Co. of Oakland, California (1927 M/V Mendocino & M/V Lake Tahoe.)
- Southern Pacific Transportation Co. Oakland Shipyard of Oakland, California (M/V Melrose 1909, M/V Thoroughfare 1912)
- - Northwestern Pacific Railroad (NWP)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Ferry crossing
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +37.77180, -122.31692 (decimal degrees)
37°46'18" N, 122°19'01" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 10/560157/4180715 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Oakland West
- Inventory number
- BH 57529 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- March 17, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added info
- August 11, 2013: Added by Luke Harden