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The Ladies of Penn's Landing
Penn's Landing is the waterfront area along the Delaware River in center city
Philadelphia. It is home to the Independence
Seaport Museum, the Moshulu, and the Gazela.
Independence Seaport Museum
In addition to the Museum building itself the Independence
Seaport Museum maintains the USS
Olympia (C-6), Admiral Dewey’s flagship during the Spanish-American
War, and USS Becuna (SS319), a
WWII submarine, along the waterfront.
|Becuna and Olympia
|Olympia and the Hyatt in the
is the largest four-masted sailing ship in the world still afloat. Once a
proud purveyor of the seas, she now servers as home to an upscale
waterfront restaurant. Mosulu and Olympia are berthed bow to bow
at Penn's Landing.
|Moshulu and Olympia berthed
bow-to-bow in front of the Independence Seaport Museum
Tall ship Gazela, a 177-foot-long
square-rigged vessel built in 1883.
|Removing Gazela's "winter