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“The best bay cruise..” 5 of 5 stars
Review of USS Potomac

USS Potomac
540 Water St, Oakland, CA 94607
510 627 1215
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Ranked #16 of 100 things to do in Oakland
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Pleasanton, California
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14 reviews
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“The best bay cruise..”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

Out of town guests must experience this cruise. Sit where FDR sat on this relaxing site seeing tour.

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Pleasanton, California
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31 reviews
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“A presidential yacht.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

I'm old enough to remeber hearing about it in the 40s, when it was Franklin Roosevelts yacht, really a piece of American history, and worth a visit. We took a cruise around the bay, and heard a lot of tales about its history. A good family outing, educational for the whole family.

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No. California
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133 reviews
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“a bit of history”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

Very interesting to see how FDR lived and to hear stories about the past. Also a nice look at the bay.

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Alpine, California
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“Train Trip”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

Visited on Sunday and was not able to tour because of time. However this yachet is exactly that a yachet, so don't go looking for a ship like we did. Also check out the floating lighthouse right around the corner. Borth are interesting.

Visited February 2012
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Oakland, California
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“American History on the Bay”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

The personal yacht of President Rooselvelt (FDR) can be rented for special occasions. Classic lines, fine wood workmanship a real treat to cruise San Francisco Bay in this vessel of understated luxury. Non of the Vegas glitz of some of the larger cruise ships. Just plain classy.

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