Ships under Financial District

Unfinished History


Photograph of Yerba Buena Cove in 1851


1851 cove map closeup. The shadowed area is roughly the outline of Yerba Buena Cove when the city was founded and there are more than 70 old wooden ships buried in the old cove that is now part of the city.

Ships Under the Financial District

The Niantic

The Euphemia


Photo: Chris Carlsson

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Photo: Chris Carlsson

A ship dug up in 2005 at Spear and Folsom was discovered to be the Chandler, an 1830s sailing ship that had found its last anchorage under the growing city.

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These are the finished buildings on the site above where the Chandler was found.

Photo: Chris Carlsson

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