San Pedro is a part of Los Angeles located in the Harbor Area. It lies immediately east of the Palos Verdes Peninsula in the South Bay area of Los Angeles County. One San Pedro landmark is the Vincent Thomas Bridge, a 1,500-foot (457 m)-long suspension bridge linking San Pedro with Terminal Island and named after California Assemblyman Vincent Thomas. It is the third longest suspension bridge in California. Nearby is the Los Angeles Maritime Museum, the largest maritime museum in California, as is the museum ship SS Lane Victory, a fully operational victory ship of World War IIand National Historic Landmark. There is also the famous “Ports O’ Call” tourist destination built in 1963 which provides many interesting shopping venues and a host of unique waterfront eateries.