Presentation by Olaf Engvig – Author of “The Ships That Built the West”

Los Angeles Maritime Museum Berth 84, Foot of 6th St., San Pedro, CA

Maritime historian, boat builder, author and sailor Olaf Engvig introduces the history of the “Scandinavian Navy”, its impact on the U.S. lumber trade, and his 30-year fight against vandals and bureaucracy to save one of the last lumber schooners. Admission is free. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Los Angeles Maritime Museum.... Read More


LA Fleet Week

Fleet Week is the annual celebration of our nation’s Sea Services. Held over Memorial Day weekend, Fleet week includes tours of active duty military ships, demonstrations, live entertainment, and a STEM expo.


Now Open Wed-Sun 12-5!