We also learned from him that the military prisoners had been released from Alcatraz Island
because they could no longer be fed.
SAN FRANCISCO -- The longest America's Cup in history will come down to two 72-foot, space-age catamarans making a final, dramatic sprint around San Francisco Bay, on a five-leg course framed by the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island
SAN FRANCISCO -- Nearly two dozen people who were enjoying a bachelor party on what's billed as San Francisco Bay's only "floating wine tasting room" were safe after their boat hit a shoal near Alcatraz Island
and began sinking Friday night, officials said.
Clint Eastwood excels as a cunning convict who attempts to break out of the notorious high-security prison on Alcatraz Island
, a feat previously thought impossible.
NMrs Baker on Alcatraz Island
, ring (0901) 564 3176.
1963: Alcatraz, America's most famous prison, closed its doors: Alcatraz Island
received its name in 1775 when Spanish explorer Juan Manuel de Ayala charted the San Francisco Bay.
The city overlooks the notorious Alcatraz Island
, location for what was once America's most feared prison.
Who wins: Whoever gets to the final destination - San Francisco's Alcatraz Island
- with appropriate photo documentation of each task.
The company operates two ferry service concessions for the National Park Service - Alcatraz Cruises provides transportation to Alcatraz Island
and Statue Cruises provides transportation to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
9 million people visited the famous City on the Bay , as San Francisco is often described, with popular attractions including the breath-taking Golden Gate Bridge, the Fisherman s Wharf marketplace, the abandoned prison on Alcatraz Island
, and the large-scale shopping, theatre and restaurant haven of Union Square.
On this date in 1934, the first federal prisoners arrived at Alcatraz Island
, a former military prison, in San Francisco Bay.
Thanks to Mrs M Barker, pictured, from Ashington, for this pic taken on the famous Alcatraz island