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2021 Virtual Memorial Ceremony

2021 Virtual Memorial Ceremony

Sunday May 30, 2021 12:00-1:30pm PST| Join Us on Zoom for USS San Francisco Memorial
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 join a community of Veterans and family members of the “Frisco” crew as we pay tribute to their courage, and the memory of all the men and women in uniform who have given their lives in the service of their country.

Register for the 2021 Virtual Memorial Using This Link

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAtc-6vqjwsHdTrXYA9ehpbFRC8HVHblMH5

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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. The...

2021 Virtual Memorial Ceremony

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 all. We know that our mission as responsible citizens is...