ENTRANCE OF THE SAN CARLOS INTO SAN FRANCISCO BAY


On August 5, 1775, the Spanish packet San Carlos, under the command of Lieutenant Juan Manuel de Ayala, became the first ship to enter San Francisco Bay. His crew spent a month and a half surveying the bay from its southernmost reaches to the northern end of present-day Suisun Bay. The San Carlos departed September 18, 1775.

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• State Historical Site (236)
Visited: 05/02/2016
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