2022 Memorial Event | Sunday May 29th, 2022

2022 Memorial Event | Sunday May 29th, 2022

2022 Memorial Event | Sunday May 29th, 2022 Sunday May 29th, 2022 | 11:30am – 1:30pm USS San Francisco Memorial, Lands’ End, San Francisco We are meeting in person for the 2022 Memorial Event this year. Come join us and together, we will pay our respects to the...
2021 Virtual Memorial Ceremony

2021 Virtual Memorial Ceremony

2021 Virtual Memorial Ceremony Join us for San Francisco’s own Memorial Day Weekend Celebration honoring the 100 Sailors and 7 Marines who gave their lives during the historic Battle of Guadalcanal aboard the USS San Francisco (CA38) 12-13 November, 1942. Come...
Turning Point

Turning Point

Turning Point On March 9, 1933 San Francisco’s namesake and the second heavy cruiser to be built at Mare Island slid down the building ways. Champagne was not available due to the Prohibition, so she was christened with water from the famed Hetch-Hetchy water system....
2021 Virtual Memorial Ceremony

Annual Memorial Event Cancelled Due To Corona Virus

Annual Memorial Event Cancelled Due To Corona Virus Dear Friends, Board Members, Supporters, and Honored Veterans I and the Board of the USS San Francisco Memorial have decided to cancel this year’s Memorial Event in light of the health emergency that affects us...
Annual Memorial Ceremony This Sunday, May 26th

Annual Memorial Ceremony This Sunday, May 26th

A turning point in the Battle for the Pacific, Guadalcanal marked the end of the southern march of Imperial Japanese forces towards the resource rich continent of Australia. This was a hard-fought campaign with great losses on both sides, and the sacrifices of the men...