Pier 35 (San Francisco)

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Pier 35
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Pier 35
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TypePier
Location San Francisco
Coordinates 37°48′26″N122°24′22″W / 37.807313°N 122.406249°W / 37.807313; -122.406249

Pier 35 is a pier in The Embarcadero, San Francisco, USA, just to the east of Pier 39. [1]

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Sign for Pier 35

It is a major cruise ship terminal, and several cruise operators operate on Pier 35, notably Princess Cruises whose ships Star Princess , Sapphire Princess , and Sea Princess stop at the pier throughout the year. It contains a small lobby with a large archway at the front, where passengers entering from the Embarcadero go through security checks. [2] On New Year's Eve 2009, a stabbing incident took place on the pier. [3]

The pier was rebuilt by the State Board of Harbor Commissioners and dedicated as the new San Francisco terminal for the Grace Line on October 19, 1933. Santa Lucia, one of the lines large new liners, was present and the fist of the big new intercoastal liners to use the pier. The rebuilt pier was designed to expedite cargo and passenger passage from ship to destination. Large, comfortable rooms were located on the elevated gallery for passengers and friends for boarding and debarking. The manager for Grace in San Francisco estimated the new facility would handle 12,000 passengers, 60,000 visitors and 300,000 tons of cargo during the next year. [4]

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References

  1. "The San Francisco Piers ... by the Numbers". FogCitySecrets.com. Retrieved 2019-08-01.
  2. "Port of San Francisco, Pier 35" (PDF). Princess.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 October 2013. Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  3. "One stabbing at San Francisco's Pier 35 on New Year's Eve". Oakland Tribune, accessed via HighBeam Research (subscription required). Archived from the original on 10 June 2014. Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  4. Pacific American Steamship Association; Shipowners Association of the Pacific Coast (November 1933). "Pacific Port Construction Notes". Pacific Marine Review. San Francisco: J.S. Hines: 341. Retrieved 12 June 2021.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)