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Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

This innocuous sign marks quite the collection of ships and boats. Some restored, some replicas, all interesting. Let's check 'em out.

For the full story behind this tour, check out This San Diego museum has a ship-ton of breathtaking boats.

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of 57

Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

Launched in 1863 as the Euterpe and renamed the Star of India in 1906, this windjammer was in service for 60 years.

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Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

The Star of India is one of the oldest ships in the world to still sail regularly.

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of 57

Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

In her service, the Euterpe sailed around the world 21 times.

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of 57

Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

As one of the last generations of sailing ships, windjammers were much larger than their older counterparts. As such, there was much more space for staterooms (small though they are) and lots of cargo.

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of 57

Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

As you'd expect, the captain's quarters are the largest.

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of 57

Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

Rich passengers, which she carried in her life as the Euterpe, got much smaller living spaces, but still pretty reasonable compared to earlier ships. Less well-heeled folks got berths down below (which you'll see later).

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of 57

Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

I've toured a number of sailing ships, but even so, the size of the open spaces on the Star of India are impressive (even though they most certainly had more "stuff" in them when sailing).

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of 57

Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

The large galley is up on the main deck.

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9
of 57

Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

Here you get a sense of how large she is, at least for a sailing ship. Cargo was raised and lowered through here.

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10
of 57

Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

Immigrants to New Zealand that couldn't afford the cabins above got berths down here, though they're still fairly comfortable looking compared to some ships I've seen.

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of 57

Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

The steel hull was stronger and thinner than wood, allowing for more space for cargo, passengers, or whatever owners wanted. Also, check out the Cutty Sark, built a few years later. A different design of ship, but a similar hull construction.

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of 57

Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

As the Euterpe, she was a "full-rigged" ship, but when she was bought and renamed Star of India, her aftmost mast was converted so she became a barque. Apparently that reduces the crew requirements, along with some other advantages.

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of 57

Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

The HMS Surprise looks like an historic sailing ship of the 18th-century British Empire... but is a replica built in Canada in 1970. She was used for the filming of "Master and Commander."

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of 57

Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

Though recently built (compared to her design), you wouldn't know it on the inside, except for the modern head.

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15
of 57

Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

Set behind scratched plastic, the cabin looks beautifully furnished.

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16
of 57

Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

As in any ship, the lesser crew gets lesser accomodations.

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of 57

Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

The Maritime Museum keeps her in sailing condition.

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18
of 57

Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

One of the best aspects of the Maritime Museum is the variety of ships and boats on display. This is the diesel-electric Soviet submarine B-39.

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Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

The B-39 was an attack sub, active during the Cold War. There are 6 torpedo tubes in the bow and 4 more in the stern.

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of 57

Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

The Foxtrot class of subs was big, for its day. Not quite the mammoth size of the later nuclear vessels like the Redoutable though.

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of 57

Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

Hatches like these are every few compartments, helping to seal if necessary.

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22
of 57

Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

The chart shows the sub's trip to San Diego for its new life as a museum ship.

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23
of 57

Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

There were four meals a day, and like its American counterparts, the food was supposedly quite good.

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Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

This was a nice touch by the museum, a display of some Soviet/Russian food and drink.

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Star of India

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Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

The various controls and gauges for the engines.

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Star of India

Still sailing

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Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

The B-39 had three diesel engines with 2,000 horsepower each. Top speed was 16 knots on the surface, and 15 when submerged.

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Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

In total there were 78 men aboard the B-39 on each voyage.

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Star of India

Still sailing

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Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

What struck me most going through the B-39 was how simplified (or at least, seemingly less complex) a lot of the controls seemed. Huge controls like these were common.

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Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

A different kind of sail. Like nearly all submarines you can tour, the sail is off limits.

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Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

This is a replica of the San Salvador, the ship sailed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo when he "discovered" California for Europeans.

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Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

The San Salvador is an interesting replica. Where the HMS Surprise could pass for an old ship, San Salvador feels new. OK, it is new -- it just opened for tours last year. But it also has a lot of materials that seem anachronistic.

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Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

Presumably the decision to use certain materials over others is that this ship is intended to be used regularly.

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Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

The San Salvador is a galleon, an even older design compared to the other ships in the museum.

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Star of India

Still sailing

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Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

Certainly built and for a warm climate, these bunks can't be closed off for warmth.

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Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

This captain found the cabin acceptable.

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Star of India

Still sailing

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Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

The tiny bed is off to the side of the cabin, against the outer hull. Seems cramped.

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Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

This is the steam-powered Medea, built in 1904. Though originally (and now) a pleasure yacht, she was modified with guns and gear and used in both world wars.

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Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

Walls of oak paneling make for a lovely place to dine (it seems).

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Star of India

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Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

No access below decks, but down there are two cabins and a head.

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Star of India

Still sailing

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Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

The cramped galley could have easily passed for something in a small, well-decorated house.

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Star of India

Still sailing

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Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

A place to chill. Below are two more cabins and a head with a bathtub.

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Star of India

Still sailing

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Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

The USS Dolphin was in service for nearly 40 years.

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Star of India

Still sailing

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Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

The Dolphin is a small sub, and the interior is correspondingly cramped. Interestingly, the sub is one single compartment, lacking the many watertight bulkheads of traditional submarines.

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Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

A research sub, the Dolphin has no internal weapons (though she launched with one torpedo tube, but was soon refitted without it). Instead there's lots of space for test equipment.

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Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

Yes, you can look through the periscope. It's fixed onto the nearby San Diego County Administration Center.

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Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

She holds the record for the deepest dive of a traditional submarine (more than 3,000 feet, or 914 meters).

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Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

The various dials and controls for the power coming off the batteries, status the ballast tanks, and so on.

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Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

Room for two, but they have their own sink. Cameo by yours truly.

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Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

One of the more open galley and mess areas I've seen on a sub, especially one of this size.

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Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

The 1898 ferryboat Berkeley is almost mundane next to the sailing ships and submarines. Inside there's a treat, though...

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Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

I love this era of design, and the Berkeley doesn't disappoint. Beautiful wood and stained glass transports you to another era.

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52
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Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

The Berkeley was in service for 50 years, ferrying thousands of passengers between Oakland and San Francisco. I can only imagine that while her design is historically beautiful today, in the mid-1950s it must have looked exceptionally dated.

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53
of 57

Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

After the lovely wood upstairs, the steampunk engine room seems out of another world.

Published: / Caption: / Photo: Geoffrey Morrison/CNET / Read the article
54
of 57

Holy ship, that's a lot of boats!

Star of India

Still sailing

Steer around the world

Saloon

Captain's quarters

Passenger cabin

Square footage

Galley

Cargo hold

Economy sleeping

Steel

Sails

Ship of the line

Detailed

Classy

Not as classy

Set sail

The Soviets

Torpedoes

Officer's wardroom

Control room

Rig for red

Crew mess

Snacks

Dials and gauges

Engine room

Crew bunks

Big wheels

Sail

San Salvador

Built to sail

Deck

Galleon

Bunks

Captain's cabin

Bunk

Medea

Dining saloon

Beautifully ornate

Galley

Smoking saloon

USS Dolphin

Cramped

Research

Control room

Dive!

Power and air

Officers' quarters

Galley and mess

Ferry

Gorgeous

The age of steam

Big pistons

Boilers

Hot stuff

The sun sets

It takes a lot of heat to make enough steam for the engines. These are just two of the gigantic boilers in the ferry.

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