San Francisco in San Francisco City and County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Old Ship Saloon
by Capitulus Redivivus
Yerba Buena Number One
Ancient and Honorable
E Clampsus Vitus
Credo Quia Absurdum
Erected 2002 by Yerba Buena Chapter Number One, E Clampus Vitus.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings • Waterways & Vessels E Clampus Vitus series list.
Location. 37° 47.863′ N, 122° 24.043′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is at the intersection of Pacific Avenue and Battery Street on Pacific Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 298 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco CA 94111, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ship Brooklyn (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Clark’s Point (about 400 feet away); Graceful Brick Building (about 500 feet away); 56 Gold Street (about 700 feet away); Hotaling Building (about 800 feet away); The Banking Firm of Pioche et Bayerque (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of the Bank of Lucas, Turner & Co. (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Salvation Army (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
Also see . . . The Old Ship Saloon. The Saloon's website. Includes a history section: "In 1851, enterprising Englishman Joe Anthony cut a door into the side of the Arkansas' hull and converted it to the Old Ship Ale House. He installed a gangplank to the Pacific Street pier and posted a sign next to the entrance, "Gud, Bad, and Indifferent Spirits Sold Here! At 25 cents each." (Submitted on July 19, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2010, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,283 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 19, 2010, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.