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San Francisco, California Passenger Lists 1926-1954

The San Francisco Harbor.

The San Francisco Harbor. The Syren & Shipping Illustrated, 17 June 1908. GGA Image ID # 1473169b9e

Passenger Lists available from the GG Archives from the Port of San Francisco, California. Organized by Date of Departure, Steamship Line, Steamship or Ocean Liner, Class of Passengers, Route, and the Ship's Captain.

Front Cover of a PLClass Passenger List from the SS Finland of the Red Star Line, Chartered by the Panama-Pacific Line, Departing 31 July 1915.

1915-07-31 SS Finland Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Panama-Pacific Line
  • Class of Passengers: First Class
  • Date of Departure: 31 July 1915
  • Route: New York to San Francisco via The Panama Canal and San Diego
  • Commander: Captain R. Prager


Front Cover of a Cabin Class Passenger List from the SS President Van Buren of the Dollar Steamship Line, Departing 30 September 1926 from New York to Shanghai

1926-09-30 SS President Van Buren Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Dollar Steamship Line
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin Class
  • Date of Departure: 30 September 1926
  • Route: New York to Marseilles via Havana, Cristobal, Balbao, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Honolulu, Kobe, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Manilla, Singapore, Penang, Colombo, Port Said and Alexandria
  • Commander: Captain M. Ridley


1937-12-10 Passenger List for the SS Santa Rosa

1937-12-10 SS Santa Rosa Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Grace Line
  • Class of Passengers: First and Second Saloon
  • Date of Departure: 10 December 1937
  • Route: San Francisco and Los Angeles to Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Panama Canal, Colombia, Havana, and New York
  • Commander: Captain Curt Zastrow


Front Cover, Orient Line SS Orion Tourist Class Passenger List - 8 October 1954.

1954-10-08 RMS Orion Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Orient Line
  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Class
  • Date of Departure: 8 October 1954
  • Route: Vancouver BC to Sydney via San Francisco, Honolulu, Suva (Fiji), and Auckland
  • Commander: Captain A. E. Coles, R.D., R.N.R.


San Francisco is located on the West Coast of the United States at the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula and includes significant stretches of the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay within its boundaries.

View of Fisherman's Wharf at San Francisco in 1922.

View of Fisherman's Wharf at San Francisco in 1922. GGA Image ID # 1717c096b7

Several picturesque islands—Alcatraz, Treasure Island and the adjacent Yerba Buena Island, and small portions of Alameda Island, Red Rock Island, and Angel Island—are part of the city.

Modern Piers at the Port of San Francisco, 1923.

Modern Piers at the Port of San Francisco, 1923. GGA Image ID # 1717fa5dc2

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