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USS Potomac, Oakland, California

 
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added on the 13th of January, 2011
A real piece of history from the 20th century which has been restored and is as new as ever. Also known as the 'Floating White House', the USS Potomac has been the favorite of President Roosevelt. And today, the tours and cruises that are organized aboard the ship are the true memorabilia of from the President's time.

Whatever the price is, taking a trip with the Potomac is worth the money and the time. You can also see some pretty interesting places and sights while cruising the San Francisco waterfront.

Address:
540 Water St, Oakland, CA 94607, USA

Price:
Depends on cruise.

Opening Hours:
Varies.

On the web:
http://www.usspotomac.org/

 
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