El Capitan (disambiguation)

El Capitan (accented Capitán, "The Captain" in Spanish) is the name of a rock formation in Yosemite National Park, California.

The name may also refer to:






  • SS El Capitan (1917), a cargo ship of Southern Pacific Company's Atlantic Steamship Lines (Morgan Line), serving as USS El Capitan (ID-1407) briefly in World War I and finally lost in World War II after dispersal of Convoy PQ 17
  • El Capitan (ferry), a San Francisco Bay ferry from 1868 to 1925
  • El Capitan (train), a named passenger train

Films and TV

  • El Capitan (film), a 1978 film directed and produced by Fred Padula
  • El Capitan (DuckTales), a villain from Disney's animated television series DuckTales


Other uses

  • El Capitan Books, a publisher of independent comic books and graphic novels
  • OS X El Capitan, the twelfth major release of the Mac OS X operating system from Apple Inc.
  • Texas Derby, a.k.a. El Capitan series, an annual soccer competition between Texas teams Houston Dynamo and FC Dallas
  • El Capitan, a meteorite

See also

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