I was down at Hyde Street Pier in San Francisco yesterday and a fellow ship modeler had asked me to take a couple photos of the rudder. I was happy to help him out and walked down to the ship with ship modeler Paul Reck.
Great thing about being a member of the Hyde Street Pier Model Shipwrights is that we’re all officially Park Service volunteers, so we have ready access to the ships at the Pier. So, while it was still closed off to the public, Paul and I hung out by the Alma and Paul told me about his days as volunteer crew taking care and sailing the Alma on the Bay. I took the photos I promised, and then decided to take a few more shots and thought I’d share them here for anyone who needs them or just wants to look at her.
The Alma, by…
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