SAN FRANCISCO BELLE

  • General
    • Vessel Name : SAN FRANCISCO BELLE
    • Operator : HORNBLOWER CRUISES AND EVENTS
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1900
  • Location
    • City : SAN FRANCISCO
    • STATE : CA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 1540
    • Passenger Capacity : 2000
  • Size
    • Register length : 228 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 58 Feet
    • Overall Length : 292 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 74 Feet
    • Load draft : 8.5 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
    • Height : 55 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1994
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 1026108

HORNBLOWER CRUISES AND EVENTS

  • Area of Operation : LIBERTY STATE PARK, JERSEY CITY, NJ HUDSON RIVER LIBERTY LANDING MANNIA, JERSEY CITY, NJ HUDSON RIVER BATTERY PARK, NY, LIBERTY ISLAND, NY ELLIS ISLAND, NY
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

ADMIRAL HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Fiberglass

ADVENTURE HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

BAY STATE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

CABARET HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Wood

CAPITOL HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Aluminum

CAPTAIN HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Fiberglass

COMMODORE HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Wood

EMERALD HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

EMPRESS HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

ENTERTAINER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

FREEDOM

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

HIGH SPIRITS

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Wood

HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Wood

INSPIRATION HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

LADY HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Wood

LITTLE LADY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

LITTLE LADY II

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

MARINA HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

NEWPORT HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Steel

PACIFIC HORNBLOWER

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

RENOWN

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Wood

SAN FRANCISCO SPIRIT

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

SENSATION

  • Type : Passenger Vessel
  • Construction : Steel

SERENITY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

STATUE OF LIBERTY V

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

SUNSET

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Aluminum

WILD GOOSE

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Wood

ZUMBROTA

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Wood

News

US Postal Service Sending Mail on Ships

US Postal Service Sending Mail on Ships

The U.S. Postal Service is using ships for overseas transport as the number of commercial flights typically used to send mail abroad has plummeted due to the coronavirus pandemic. The agency said on April 23 that a first mail shipment bound for Europe departed JFK International Service Center in New York three days earlier and is being transported on a containership scheduled to arrive at the

Trump Says Carnival Offers Ships for Medical Use

Trump Says Carnival Offers Ships for Medical Use

U.S. President Donald Trump revealed Thursday that Carnival Corp. chairman Micky Arison has said he will make some cruise ships from his idled fleet available to be used in addition to the U.S. Navy hospital ships being deployed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.“This morning, I spoke with Micky Arison of Carnival Cruise Lines and he’s going to make ships available.

Coronavirus-hit Princess Cruises Suspends Operations

Coronavirus-hit Princess Cruises Suspends Operations

Princess Cruises, the operator of two coronavirus-stricken ships, said on Thursday it would suspend global operations of its 18 cruise ships for two months, sending shares of its parent company Carnival Corp down 22% in premarket trading.The Grand Princess was denied entry to San Francisco Bay last Wednesday en route back from Hawaii as authorities learned some passengers and crew had developed

Developer Seeking New Home for SS United States

Developer Seeking New Home for SS United States

A real estate development company is looking for a U.S. city to become the new home for one of America's most historic ocean liners.Having reached a deal with the ship’s nonprofit owner last year, RXR Realty has been developing a plan to restore the famed SS United States and this week issued a Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) seeking a permanent waterfront location where America’s

Grand Princess Docks in Oakland

Grand Princess Docks in Oakland

Weary passengers aboard a cruise ship idled at sea for days by a coronavirus outbreak erupted in cheers on Monday as the vessel sailed into San Francisco Bay en route to the Port of Oakland and the next, unexpected phase of their voyage - two weeks of quarantine.The 2,400 passengers, who have been largely confined to their staterooms since Thursday

CLIA: Any Action to Limit Cruising is Unwarranted

CLIA: Any Action to Limit Cruising is Unwarranted

A cruise industry trade association has hit back at reports speculating that the U.S. government may move to discourage some travelers from taking cruises as part of a broader Trump administration effort to limit the spread of coronavirus."Any action to restrict cruising is unwarranted

Video: Coronavirus Test Kits Flown to Grand Princess

Video: Coronavirus Test Kits Flown to Grand Princess

Coronavirus test kits were delivered at sea on Thursday to an ocean liner barred from returning to port in San Francisco after at least 35 people developed flu-like symptoms aboard the vessel, which has been linked to two other confirmed cases of COVID-19.The diagnostic sampling kits were flown by helicopter to the cruise ship Grand Princess

Coronavirus Sinks Cruise Stocks

Coronavirus Sinks Cruise Stocks

Shares of U.S. cruise operators sunk on Thursday after the Grand Princess ocean liner, owned by Carnival Corp, was barred from returning to its home portof San Francisco on coronavirus fears after at least 20 people aboard fell ill.Shares of Carnival, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings and Royal Caribbean Cruises fell between 9% and 12% amid a broader sell-off in U.S. stock markets.

California Holds Cruise Ship Offshore for Coronavirus Screening

California Holds Cruise Ship Offshore for Coronavirus Screening

An ocean liner that previously carried two passengers who contracted the coronavirus was barred on Wednesday from returning to its home port of San Francisco from a voyage to Hawaii after at least 20 people aboard fell ill.California Governor Gavin Newsom said the cruise ship Grand Princess would remain at sea until passengers and crew complaining of symptoms that may be consistent with the

Titan Acquires HII's San Diego Shipyard

Titan Acquires HII's San Diego Shipyard

One the United States' largest fleet service and ship repair sites is changing hands.Ship repair and commercial- and defense-related fabrication services provider Titan Acquisition Holdings announced on Wednesday it has reached a deal to acquire San Diego Shipyard from Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII). Financial terms were not disclosed.

Metal Shark Delivers Patrol Boat to San Juan PD

Metal Shark Delivers Patrol Boat to San Juan PD

US shipbuilder Metal Shark said it has delivered a new 36-foot welded-aluminum patrol boat to the Policia Municipal de San Juan (San Juan Police Department).The new patrol boat is a 36 Fearless stepped-bottom center console vessel built at Metal Shark’s Jeanerette, La. production facility and custom-configured to meet the specialized requirements of its newest Puerto Rican customer.

Metal Shark Delivers Two Pilot Boats to New Orleans

Metal Shark Delivers Two Pilot Boats to New Orleans

Shipbuilder Metal Shark has delivered two new pilot boats to New Orleans-based operator Belle Chasse Marine Transportation, LLC (BCMT).Designed in-house by Metal Shark and built at the company’s Jeanerette, La. production facility, Jet 1 and Jet 2 are 45-foot welded aluminum Defiant-class monohull pilothouse vessels featuring an extensively proven hull design.