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Two frequent tall ship visitors return to San Francisco Bay in September and October to deliver education programs for elementary school students, as well as host guests for Fleet Week adventures and sailing excursions. The two-masted topsail ketch Hawaiian Chieftain arrives at Jack London Square in Oakland Sept. 23 for a two-day stay, followed by a visit to Antioch and an extended stay in Sacramento.

Lady Washington, the official ship of Washington State, arrives at Jack London Square Oct. 5. The 112-foot wooden brig will take guests on a five-hour cruise Oct. 8 and Oct. 9 to view the US Navy Blue Angels from the perfect vantage point, San Francisco Bay. Tickets for all sailings are available today at http://historicalseaport.org or by calling 800-200-5239. Here are both ships’ public schedules:

Hawaiian Chieftain
September 24
Tours: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ($5 donation)
September 25
Tours: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ($5 donation)
Adventure Sail: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. ($47/$39)

Lady Washington
October 8-9
Blue Angels Adventure Sail: Noon to 5 p.m. ($160)
October 11-14
Tours: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. ($5 donation)
October 15
Tours: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ($5 donation)
October 16
Tours: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ($5 donation)
Adventure Sail: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. ($47/$39)

Built of steel in 1988, Hawaiian Chieftain specializes in education programs for K-12 students. Launched in 1989 as part of the Washington Centennial celebrations, Lady Washington has appeared in several movies, including the 2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl and the television series Once Upon A Time. Both ships’ home port is Aberdeen, Wash.