Tramps of San Francisco

In search of San Francisco's forgotten histories

Category: Military San Francisco

USS Comanche: Ironclad of San Francisco

Many of us are familiar with the story of the ironclad warships, the Monitor and the Merrimack. But how many of us have ever heard of the USS Comanche, ironclad of San Francisco? As we are about to learn, her inglorious history may have served to erase any awareness of her existence. The battle of the […]