Site of Ship Niantic

Site of Ship Niantic (HMRJO)

Location: San Francisco, CA 94111 San Francisco County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 47.692', W 122° 24.105'

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The emigrant ship Niantic stood on this spot in the early days "when the water came up to Montgomery Street." Converted to other uses, it was covered with a shingle roof with offices and stores on the deck, at the level which was constructed a wide balcony surmounted by a verandah. The hull was divided into warehouses, entered into by doorways on the sides.

The fire of May 3, 1851, destroyed all but the submerged hulk which was later utilized as the foundation for the Niantic Hotel, a famous hostelry which stood until 1872.

This tablet was placed by the Historic Landmarks Committee of the Sons of the Golden West, Sept. 19, 1919.
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Year Placed1919
Placed ByNative Sons of the Golden West
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 12:32am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 552670 N 4183223
Decimal Degrees37.79486667, -122.40175000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 47.692', W 122° 24.105'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 47' 41.52" N, 122° 24' 6.30" W
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Area Code(s)415, 510, 858, 650
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500-524 Clay St, San Francisco CA 94111, US
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