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Thursday, July 18, 2013

Ocean City Agrees To Host Spanish Navy Tall Ship Replica

OCEAN CITY – A 16th century replica of the Spanish Navy tall ship the Nao Victoria Galeon will be arriving in Ocean City in late August offering tours and exhibits of its history.

Last week the Ocean City Recreation and Parks Commission was presented with a private event application from Bryan Lilley of National Air, Sea & Space Foundation (NASSF) and Director of Development Steve Webster to dock the Nao Victoria Galeon in Ocean City for a period of 30 days to add to the resort’s total experience.

According to NASSF, the Galleon is a replica of the 16th century ships that Spanish explorers sailed on to discover Florida and much of the new world. The ship will provide an interactive tour, along with exhibits telling its history. It is 170 feet long, almost 50 feet wide and has six decks with a crew of 25.



Anonymous said...

Just so it doesn't launch in the teeth of a hurricane!

Anonymous said...

inb4 it is vandalized and OC has to raise taxes to pay for the damage.

Anonymous said...

Are they bringing more ponies for assateague Island?

Anonymous said...

Since it's a replica, will they accept xeroxed tickets? ;<)