Tile Art
On Pier 14
San Francisco, California

The first dozen meter of Pier 14 are lined with tile art. That art depicts the various kinds of ships that have plied San Francisco Bay over the years.
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Cargo Ship "Willamette" 1880
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The Embarcadero at Mission Street
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(Date Photographed: 09:22:03 Sunday 6 May 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 13 June 2018)
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An old motor-sailer cargo ship external link from 1880. Called the "Willamette," it worked on San Francisco Bay.


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A Pilot Boat
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The Embarcadero at Mission Street
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(Date Photographed: 09:20:56 Sunday 6 May 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 13 June 2018)
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A Pilot Boat external link transfers a pilot to a ship and guides it into and out of San Francisco Bay.


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Clipper Ship "Flying Cloud" 1851
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The Embarcadero at Mission Street
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(Date Photographed: 09:21:06 Sunday 6 May 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 13 June 2018)
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The Flying Cloud external link was a clipper ship that set the world's sailing record for the fastest passage between New York and San Francisco, 89 days 8 hours. The ship held this record for over 100 years, from 1854 to 1989. [from wikipedia]


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Fishing Boat "Salty Lady" 1849
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Pier 14 external link
The Embarcadero at Mission Street
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(Date Photographed: 09:21:11 Sunday 6 May 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 13 June 2018)
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A fishing boat named, "Salty Lady," that plied the waters of the bay in 1849.


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Fishing Boat 1980
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Pier 14 external link
The Embarcadero at Mission Street
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(Date Photographed: 09:21:20 Sunday 6 May 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 13 June 2018)
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One of the many fishing boats of 1980 that would depart the Bay each morning and return in the evening.


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Tugboat 1999
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Pier 14 external link
The Embarcadero at Mission Street
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(Date Photographed: 09:21:35 Sunday 6 May 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 13 June 2018)
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One of the many Tugboats external link that worked the ships of San Francisco Bay.


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US Coast Guard Ship
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Pier 14 external link
The Embarcadero at Mission Street
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(Date Photographed: 09:21:43 Sunday 6 May 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 13 June 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
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One of the US Coast Guard external link Ships that protected San Francisco Bay and the ships and boats upon it.


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Cargo Ship 1985
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Pier 14 external link
The Embarcadero at Mission Street
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(Date Photographed: 09:21:56 Sunday 6 May 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 13 June 2018)
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One of the smaller Cargo Ships external link that took containers into and out of San Francisco Bay back in 1985.


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USS Wisconsin 1938
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Pier 14 external link
The Embarcadero at Mission Street
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(Date Photographed: 09:20:51 Sunday 6 May 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 13 June 2018)
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The USS Wisconsin external link was an Iowa-class battleship, the second ship of the United States Navy to be named in honor of the U.S. state of Wisconsin. [from wikipedia]


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Ferry Boat "Amador" 1877
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Pier 14 external link
The Embarcadero at Mission Street
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(Date Photographed: 09:22:08 Sunday 6 May 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 13 June 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
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The Ferry Boat external link "Amador" 1877 was one of many ferris that hauled people across San Francisco Bay.


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Modern Ferry Boat 2001
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Pier 14 external link
The Embarcadero at Mission Street
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(Date Photographed: 09:22:14 Sunday 6 May 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 13 June 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
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One of the modern (2001) Ferry Boats that haul passengers across San Francisco Bay.


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Small Sloops
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Pier 14 external link
The Embarcadero at Mission Street
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(Date Photographed: 09:22:22 Sunday 6 May 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 13 June 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
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Small sloops external link out for a day of recreational sailing on San Francisco Bay.


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Sail Boat 1904
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Pier 14 external link
The Embarcadero at Mission Street
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(Date Photographed: 09:22:29 Sunday 6 May 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 13 June 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
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A 1904 sail boat anchored in the Bay. A long boat with crew was rowed into shore.


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Ohlone Indian "Tule Canoe" 1597
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Pier 14 external link
The Embarcadero at Mission Street
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(Date Photographed: 09:22:34 Sunday 6 May 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 13 June 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
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One of the Tule Canoes of the Ohlone external link Indians who used to paddle the waters of San Francisco Bay back in 1597.


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Kayak 1997
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Pier 14 external link
The Embarcadero at Mission Street
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(Date Photographed: 09:22:40 Sunday 6 May 2018)
(Date Published: Wednesday 13 June 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
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A kayak external link as they appeared back in 1997.


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