About the Friends of the San Francisco Maritime Museum Library


Founded in 1982, the Friends of the San Francisco Maritime Museum Library is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with a mission to support the J. Porter Shaw Library at San Franciso Maritime National Historical Park

The Friends provide a margin of excellence for the Library beyand core functions supported by the National Park Service.
The Friends enhance the Library by:

Since 1982 the Library Friends have:  

Board of Directors

The Friends of the San Fancisco Maritime Museum Library is governed by a self perpetuating, Board of Directors, which appoints a President, Vice-President and Treasurer from among its members.
The current board members are:

Virgil Caselli, President
Jim Shuttleworth, Vice-President
Capt. A.L. Bleicher
Douglas Burrill
Richard Geiger
Steve Hyman
Bob Dockendorff
Joan Keller
John Kortum
Darren Milman
Captain Randy Pinnetti
Stephen Potash
Ted Rausch
Dale Vinnedge
Jon M. Derr, Advisor to the Board
Dave Hull, Consultant

Contact Information

Friends of the SF Maritime Museum Library
Building E, Fort Mason Center
San Francisco, CA 94123

Phone: 415-561-7040
Fax: 415-556-3540
Email: maritimefriends@earthlink.net