Blue & Gold Fleet

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The ferry Oski at Pier 39 in October 2009.

Blue & Gold Fleet is a privately owned company in the United States providing ferry services in the San Francisco Bay Area of California.

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The company's vessels serve the following communities:

Blue & Gold Fleet also offers several land-based tours to the following locations:

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The Alameda / Oakland Ferry is operated by Blue & Gold Fleet. The company's vessels used to service Alcatraz however that service is no longer operated. Blue & Gold Fleet is the largest ferry and land tour transportation provider. The Blue & Gold Fleet transports approximately 2 and a half million passengers annually.[1]

The company includes the following affiliations:

  • PIER 39
  • two-level
  • open-air festival marketplace, which hosts 110 specialty retail shops
  • 14 bay view restaurants
  • 5-acre waterfront park
  • 300 berth marina
  • sea lions [1]

History[edit]

  • 1979- The Blue & Gold Fleet is a provider of services that revolve around ferry and water excursion. It began on San Francisco's historic waterfront. It started with only three passenger vessels that allowed individuals to cruise from Pier 39's West Marina.
  • 1991- The company broadened when it included the Alameda/Oakland commuter ferry service.
  • 1994 - The Blue & Gold Fleet acquired the commuter ferry service between San Francisco and Vallejo with a contract with the City of Vallejo.
  • 1997- The Blue & Gold Fleet acquired most of Crowley Maritime’s Red & White Fleet.
  • 2011- The Blue & Gold Fleet was chosen to operate the San Francisco Bay Ferry System by the Water Emergency Transportation Authority.[1]

Ferry terminals[edit]

"RocketBoat" out on the Bay

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "About - Blue & Gold Fleet". Blue & Gold Fleet. Retrieved 23 December 2012. 
  2. ^ [1]

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