7:00 pm19:00

Premier of "Marinship, World's Most Amazing Shipyard" & Reception

  • Sausalito Public Library

.Marinship - World's Most Amazing Shipyard is a new documentary created by local filmmaker Eric Torney to mark the 75th anniversary of Sausalito’s Marinship shipyard. Built at the onset of WWII, Marinship launched 93 Liberty ships and tankers before the end of the war.

The Sausalito Historical Society will host a reception after the screening.

7:00 pm19:00

Tanker Documentary Film

  • Sausalito Public Library

Originally a 16mm film, Tanker was produced by the Marinship Corporation in 1945 to document Sausalito’s WWII shipyard and recognize the thousands of workers who built cargo vessels and tankers for the war effort. The film received its first showing at the Marin Theater on Caledonia Street. We’ll be watching a restored digital version.

Representatives from the Sausalito Historical Society will be on hand to answer questions after the screening. 

10:00 am10:00

WWII in the Shadow

  • Bay Model Visitor Center

2017 is the 75th Anniversary of the establishment of a bustling wartime shipyard called Marinship in Sausalito. Innovation, ingenuity, and inspiration all played a part in the day to day routine.

Join Ranger Joanne on a 2 mile walking tour of the area surrounding the Bay Model to experience what life in the shipyard from 1942 - 1945.

Dress in layer, wear comfortable walking shoes, bring water and a snack.  Rain cancels.

1:30 pm13:30

Liberty Ships and the Lesser Known Facts

  • Bay Model Visitor Center

In commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of Marinship, the WWII shipyard once located here in Sausalito, the Bay Model Visitor Center presents Liberty Ships and the Lesser Known Facts.

Over the years Liberty Ships have become and icon of WWII. We know a lot about the shipyards, the Liberty Ships and the people who built them, but there is more to this story that has gotten lost in time.

Come and join Ranger Linda to find out some of the lesser known important facts that bring this incredible story alive again.

Program will include a tour of the Marinship Exhibit located inside the Bay Model Visitor Center.

6:30 pm18:30

Rotary Club Gala Marinship75

  • Spinnaker Restuarant

 A celebration of Sausalito's renowned
Marinship75th Anniversary
Cocktails, Dinner & Dance to the BIg Bands

Auction and Raffle Benefiting:

  • Rotary Senior Housing
  • Rotary Educational Trust
  • Sausalito Historical Society
  • Rotary International Humanitarian Efforts
7:00 pm19:00

1940's Radio Boardcast Reenactment

  • Sausalito Woman's Club

See and hear a reenactment of a live radio broadcast from the Sausalito Woman's Club from 1942 broadcast on KGO Radio.  You will learn about the important role played by the SWC.

5:00 pm17:00

Marinship75 USO Show

  • Christ Episcopal Church

Christ Episcopal Church presents "Bob Hope and his USO Show"

Bob will be there in spirit as the members of CEC recreate the important role played by the USO.

10:00 am10:00

Marinship 4th of July Parade

  • Bridgeway Sausalito, CA, 94965 United States

Join in the fun as Sausalito celebrates the 4th of July Marinship75 style!

11:00 am11:00

Marinship Building Dedications

  • Bay Model Visitor Center

15 Historic Building still exists in Marinship 75 years later.

Join in the celebration as Marinship75 unveils memorial recognition plaques for these buildings.

Sep 4

Sausalito Art Festival Marinship75 Style

  • Marinship Park

Come See the Marinship75 Display at the 2017 Sausalito Art Festival