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NWP - Ferryboat Eureka

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NWP - Ferryboat Eureka

Photo taken by Richard Doody in July 2010

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BH Photo #424596

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Description 

Side wheel steam powered ferry boat built 1890. Ran San Francisco to Marin route until 1941 then ran San Francisco to Oakland route until 1957.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over San Francisco Bay on US101
Location
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Future prospects
Preserved at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
History
Built 1890 Rebuilt 1922 Decommissioned 1957
Builders
- San Francisco & North Pacific Railroad Tiburon Yard of Tiburon, California (Built 1890 as M/V Ukiah)
- Southern Pacific Transportation Co. Oakland Shipyard of Oakland, California (1922 Rebuild as M/V Eureka)
Design
Sidewheel paddle steam boat
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Ukiah
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.80955, -122.42181   (decimal degrees)
37°48'34" N, 122°25'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/550895/4184841 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 81266 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 11, 2018: Updated by Leslie R trick:
  • April 19, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added preecisting category for the SP Oakland Shipyard
  • April 19, 2018: Added by Richard Doody

Sources 

  • Richard Doody
  • Luke
  • Leslie R Trick - Leslie [dot] Trick [at] gmail [dot] com