USS San Francisco Memorial, San Francisco

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The USS San Francisco Memorial is a war memorial installed in San Francisco's Lands End, in the U.S. state of California. The memorial has a plaque commemorating the approximately 100 sailors and seven Marines who died aboard the cruiser USS San Francisco. The memorial is notable for being formed partially from the bridge of ship itself, showing some of the extensive damage received in battle.

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  • This is a very understated memorial but once you read the signs about the USS SF and their role in the Battle of Gaudalcanal. The ship is one of two that lost their admiral during the battle and this....  more »
  • Great navy memorial honoring those who faught at the battle of Guadalcanal aboard the uss San Francisco the info plaque is also really good  more »
  • This museum is simply wonderful!! The jaw-dropping paintings, breathtaking sculptures, and rare artifacts will definitely leave you empty, but only until you reach the museum's restaurant. This is where you find satiating food that is simply delicious, and culminates a dazzling tour of artists that appear to be touched by the hand of God.
  • The view of the bay is fantastic. The Lincoln pro golf course is well maintained and beautiful... even in the fog. The road going out the eastern side was closed when we went so we had to do a u-turn, but it made up for it by having a Batman symbol on the construction sign.

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