Are you in town for the weekend? Or are you a local San Diegan and want to get out on the Bay to learn about Naval History?
Be a part of history and ride the only active passenger carrying Swift Boat in the country. Feel the power of the twin 12 cylinder 2-stroke Detroit Diesel engines as you take a behind the scenes 75-minute narrated tour of San Diego’s military history.
Tour route heads under Coronado Bay Bridge, Naval Base San Diego, and then Naval Amphibious Base. It then heads back by the aircraft carrier basin and Naval Air Station North Island before returning to the Museum, plus a high speed run to feel the unique power of the Swift Boat.
This is a narrated tour describing PCF 816’s role in the U.S., Malta, Viet Nam, Swift Boat sailors, and the above establishments on the Bay.
Swift boat Sailor Veteran volunteers guide you with remarkable stories and narrate your Naval History Bay tour while Captain and deckhands take you safely through the Bay on the PCF 816 Swift boat, a vessel listed on the register of National Historic Places. Tours at 12:15 and 2:15 weekends only. So plan ahead and reserve early! Only $20.00 per person w/general admission ticket purchase.
Maritime Museum of San Diego
1492 N Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
Feb 27 - ongoing
12:15 PM - 4:00 PM
Two 75-minute tours weekends only, 12:15 p.m., 12:15 p.m. check-in.
Recurs every Sunday, Saturday
$20.00 per person with general admission purchase
Located at the Maritime Museum of San Diego, 1492 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. Between Grape and Ash Street. Next to Portside Pier. Plan ahead for museum self-guided tour before your Bay tour. Museum open daily 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Ticket booth closes at 4:00 p.m.
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