Move of Historic SS Red Oak Victory Ship

Richmond California

Move of Historic SS Red Oak Victory Ship, and Grand Opening of Riggers Loft Wine Company

For Immediate Release
March 1, 2016

Contact:
David Gray – Chief of Staff
Office: 510-620-6527
Mobile: 504-931-4533

WHAT:

The City of Richmond, the Richmond Museum Association, Riggers Loft Wine Company and Foss Maritime Company will celebrate the successful relocation of the historic SS Red Oak Victory ship and grand opening of the Riggers Loft Wine Company on Friday, March 4, 2016. The SS Red Oak Victory is the last surviving ship built in the Kaiser Richmond Shipyards during World War II, and it remains a monument to all the men and women who worked in war-related industries as part of the World War II Home Front.

The successful relocation of the ship to Basin 5 will be complimented by the grand opening of Richmond’s newest winery – Riggers Loft Wine Company. The winery will feature a wine production facility, wine tasting room, banquet facility and panoramic views of San Francisco Bay, including unparalleled views of downtown San Francisco and the East Bay.

WHO:
Richmond Mayor Tom Butt and Members of the City Council
Port of Richmond Director Jim Matzorkis
Richmond Museum Association Volunteer Project Manager Cliff Warren
Riggers Loft Wine Company President and CEO Kevin Brown
Foss Maritime Company Customer Service Director Dan Eddleston

WHEN:
Friday, March 4, 2016
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Where:
Riggers Loft Wine Company
1325 Canal Blvd., Richmond, CA 94804 ###