A Queen arrives in The City


February 5, 2007 it was, when the Queen Mary 2 arrived on her inaugural voyage into San Francisco. A few friends were there to meet her, including Linda and I, and our late life-long buddy Alex Kanwetz, on the deck of the Liberty Ship Jeremiah O’Brien that acted as SF’s host ship. The pilot boat with orange trim is seen trailing the QM2, with an Irish pilot much to the chagrin of the stuffy British Cunarder captain of the liner