PCF-816 Swift Boat Tour

Swift Boat PCF816 Maritime Museum of San Diego

Take a High-Speed Naval History Tour Aboard A Legendary Swift Boat

Feel the history & power of the twin 12 cylinder Detroit Diesels as you take a behind the scenes 75 minute tour of San Diego’s military history. Enjoy this unique one of a kind adventure aboard our historic Swift Boat, PCF-816. Be a part of history.

Tour route heads under Coronado Bay Bridge, Naval Base San Diego, and then Naval Amphibious Base. It then heads back by the aircraft carrier basin and Naval Air Station North Island before returning to the Museum, plus a high speed run to feel the unique power of the twin supercharged engines.

First started Memorial Day 2014, this unique tour is narrated describing PCF 816’s role in the U.S., Malta, Viet Nam, Swift Boat sailors, and the above establishments on the Bay.

Book now! Swift Boat Bay Tour.
Tickets range $28 to $10


Check-in times end: 12:15pm & 2:15pm. Check-in at the Gift Shop inside the Berkeley Steam Ferry at the Maritime Museum of San Diego.

Two tours daily: Saturday, Sunday.
Check-in time ends: 12:15pm & 2:15pm.

Swift Boat PCF816 Maritime Museum of San Diego

Swift Boat PCF816 Maritime Museum of San Diego

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Swift Boat PCF816 Maritime Museum of San Diego