Niña (a sailing ship) was built in 1991, is 93 feet long and flies a U.S. flag
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|On Wednesday July 11th, at 12:00 Noon, the ‘Niña’,
a replica of Columbus’ favorite ship will arrive in Duluth. The ship will be docked at Lakehead Boat Basin, 1000 Minnesota Ave., until her departure early Thursday morning July 19th. The ship opens to the public on Friday July 12th. While in port, the general public is invited to visit the ship for walk- aboard, self-guided tours.
| The hours of operation will be from 9:00 am. until 6:00 pm every day the ship is in port. The charges are $5.00 for adults, $4.00 for Seniors and $3.00 for students 5- 18. Children 4 and under are Free. No reservations necessary. The ship will also be available for 30 minute guided tours while in port. Call the ship directly to schedule a time at 787-421-0402. Minimum of 15, no maximum, or email firstname.lastname@example.org . Charge is $3.00 per person. For additional information visit our website at www.thenina.com
The ship has been touring continually since 1992 as a ‘sailing museum’ for the purpose of educating the public and school children on the ‘caravel’, a Portuguese ship used by Columbus and many early explorers to discover the world.
|Pictures above taken Tuesday, July 17, 2007|