USS Potomac, Oakland

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540 Water Street Oakland, CA 94607 (510) 627-1215
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    USS Potomac

    by Tom_Fields Written Jan 8, 2005

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    This former Coast Guard cutter became the presidential yacht of Franklin D. Roosevelt. It was specially fitted out for his special needs (due to having had polio). Guided dockside tours are offered on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday. From April through October, she takes excusions out on San Franciso Bay.

    Address: 540 Water Street Oakland, CA 94607

    Directions: The ship is berthed at the west ern end of Jack London Square (the part facing San Francisco).

    Phone: (510) 627-1215


    The USS Potomac at her berth The Potomac's bridge The fantail, modified for the President Passengers on the ship's foredeck The ship's engine room
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    • Historical Travel

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