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The Potomac operates live-narrated two-hour and three-hour San Francisco Bay public cruises from June through Veteran's Day in November. Emphasis is placed on the history of the Bay Area & surrounding landmarks and the effect FDR’s administration had upon the Bay Area. The three-hour cruises have a themed narration and include a gourmet boxed-lunch. Guests may watch a 15-minute video in the Visitor Center prior to the cruise. The video provides a glimpse of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s use of the Potomac, emphasizes the impact of his administration on the country and tells the Potomac restoration story. While on board, guests may elect to take a docent led tour or tour the Potomac on their own. Coffee, tea and water are available.

 

USS Potomac (AG-25), formerly USCGC Electra, was Franklin Delano Roosevelt's presidential yacht from 1936 until his death in 1945. In January 2016 USS Williamsburg was scrapped leaving USS Potomac and USS Sequoia as the last two still existing presidential yachts. On 3 August 1941, she played a decoy role while Roosevelt held a secret conference to develop the Atlantic Charter. She is now preserved in Oakland, California, as a National Historic Landmark and the only presidential yacht open to the public.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The Presidential Yacht Potomac does not fully comply with the facility access standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The facility allows limited access for the mobility impaired. Potomac docents or staff are available to provide access assistance to mobility-impaired individuals when the vessel is open to the public.

Tickets are refundable with 30 days notice prior to event. Tickets are transferable to another available cruise if used within one year of event date.

WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE
WALKING STEPS
STAIRS
GUARDRAILS
PAVED TRAIL
RESTROOMS
FAMILY RESTROOMS
ELEVATORS
HANDICAP PARKING
DROP-OFF SPOT
INCLUSIVITY RATING
INCLINE
500
Average Incline
REVIEWS
4.5 39 Reviews

Sightseeing History Tour

LOCATION
London Square, 540 Water Street, Oakland, CA 94607
PRICE
$
55
$50 age 62 and up; $35 age 12 and under
SCHEDULE

May 4th, May 18, June 22, July 13, 2019 at 10:30

DURATION
2 hours

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SIMILAR EVENTS

Cruise on San Francisco Bay Aboard USS Potomac
Cruise on San Francisco Bay Aboard USS Potomac
Oakland