Thursday, March 28, 2013

We've Moved Our Blog!

The Historical Seaport has launched a new website, which includes a built-in blog. Check it out at We're no longer maintaining this blog. Thank you for all your kind comments. You can also follow our activities on our Facebook page and our Twitter account.

Monday, January 21, 2013

Fan Photos: Our Stop in Oxnard, Calif.

Photographer Rick Horn offered this photo of the boats berthed in Channel Islands Harbor at Oxnard, along with a great photo of purser Julia Swan. Be sure to take a look at his entire gallery on Smugmug. If you have a photo to share, send it to

Friday, January 4, 2013

Fan Photos: LW in Newport Beach, HC with USS Iowa

Thanks to guests Debbie Gilia and Floyd Farrar for sending us these nice photos. Gilia's picture shows Lady Washington in silhouette after a Newport Beach sunset. Farrar's pic shows Hawaiian Chieftain in San Pedro with USS Iowa behind her. Of course, the battleship is much further away that she appears because of foreshortening. If you have photos to share, send them to

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Fan Photo: Lady Washington in Chula Vista

Guest Veronica Hirsch emailed this picture of Lady Washington at California Yacht Marina in Chula Vista, Calif. earlier this month. The ship and Hawaiian Chieftain are now in San Pedro through Jan. 1. For schedule details, visit our Public Sails Schedule page. Send your pictures of Lady Washington and/or Hawaiian Chieftain to

Monday, December 17, 2012

Fan Photo: Rainy Sailing in Antioch

Photographer David Perry shot this photo on a rainy Saturday aboard Hawaiian Chieftain in Antioch, Calif. "Despite the constant rain, we had a terrific voyage," Perry writes. "The crew was very friendly and informative. Thank you for your work." Thank you, David for the great picture! If you have a photo to share, send it to

Monday, December 10, 2012

Fan Photo: Hawaiian Chieftain in Sacramento

Here's an unusual photo of Hawaiian Chieftain's main mast by Mary Strode, who toured the ship with her eight-year-old nephew on Saturday in Sacramento. Hawaiian Chieftain is now on her way to Antioch for a week of tours and public sailings. If you have a photo to share, send it to

Friday, December 7, 2012

Fan Photo: Lady Washington in San Diego Bay

San Diego photographer Darrall Slater took this photo of Lady Washington several years ago in San Diego Bay, and the ship is making a return today. She'll be at the California Yacht Marina in Chula Vista through December 18. If you take a picture of her at CV, send it to