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President Roosevelt’s Yacht

Buy this picture Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s former presidential yacht USS Potomac (AG-25) carries passengers along the San Franccisco waterfront during 2007 San Francisco Fleet Week activities. Formerly the USCGC Electra,the vessel served as presidential yacht from 1936 until his death in 1945. It is one of only three still existing presidential yachts. After President Roosevelt’s […]

Unites States Coast Guard Cutter Eagle on San Francisco Bay

Buy this picture The USCG Training Barque “Eagle” sails under the eastern span of the Bay Bridge during the 2008 San Francisco Festival of Sail. The 295′ Training Barque Eagle was originally constructed in 1936 at the Blohm and Voss Shipyards in Germany with the purpose of training U-Boat crews. Originally commissioned by Germany as […]