S.S. SAN MATEO

Seattle waterfront, Seattle, Washington

Photos 

San Mateo Ferry

1. Port and stern

Photo from the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

Description 

Steam ferryboat employed on San Francisco Bay, and later on Puget Sound. Last remaining steam powered auto ferry of a once larger fleet on the West Coast. Also the last steam powered auto ferry left in the United States. The vessel was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on April 7, 1971. -- Historic American Engineering Record (HAER WA-17)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 7, 1971
Reference number
71000876
Areas of significance
Engineering; Transportation
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Water-related
Period of significance
1900-1924
Significant years
1922; 1976

Sources 

Comments 

S.S. SAN MATEO
Posted December 27, 2017, by Jan Montano (jandwmontano [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I have records that show my great grandfather, Joseph P Garside, worked on this ship. Are there any crew records available for 1920 when he was aboard? Can anyone point in the direction of this info? Thank you.

S.S. SAN MATEO
Posted March 21, 2012, by Brent (tintype64 [at] gmail [dot] com)

http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showthread.php?t=180341

The San Mateo rests 5 minutes from my home in Mission BC Canada. Not good! See the attached link for photos (scroll down)It sits with the BC Ferries Queen of Sidney.