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The “Floating White House” was originally commissioned the USCG Cutter Electra in 1934.  In 1936 it was renamed the USS Potomac and served as Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Presidential Yacht until his death in 1945.

More than a quarter of a million people have visited and sailed aboard the former President’s beloved "Floating White House," the USS Potomac, since it opened to the public in the summer of 1995. $5 million was spent over a 12-year period to restore the 165-foot-long vessel as a memorial to the president who authored the New Deal and led the United States during the Great Depression and the World War II years. Join us aboard this National Historic Landmark for a cruise on the Bay.

 

 

 

YOU ARE INVITED TO THE USS POTOMAC FUNDRAISING GALA

The USS Potomac Association, a non-profit organization caring for Franklin D. Roosevelt's floating white house, is holding our second annual fundraising Gala Dinner and Auction. It will be held on Saturday, October 28th, 2017 at the Encinal Yacht Club in Alameda, CA.

To attend call 510-627-1215 to purchase tickets or Click Here to purchase tickets online.

If you cannot attend, but would like to donate an item, services, or activity to our fundraising silent / live auctions, contact our Executive Director, Domini Maffei Schmid at 510-627-1667 or email her at dmschmid@usspotomac.org

 
 

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Weddings on the Ship

Picture your family and friends around you to witness the beginning of your life’s greatest adventure on one of the most beautiful wedding venues on the Bay. Have your ceremony dockside or while cruising beautiful San Francisco Bay.

For information or to schedule your wedding event, call 510-627-1667 or email:     dmschmid@usspotomac.org

 
 
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The Potomac Association  is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization. Federal tax identification #93-0830589.
Address: 540 Water Street Oakland, CA 94607
Telephone: 510-627-1215
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