Maritime Museum in San Diego

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Maritime Museum in San Diego

One of the real treasures of San Diego is the Embarcadero where the Maritime Museum is located. With things going on all years with visiting ships, the museum itself is quite fascinating. 

This year, as many will remember from some earlier posts, the museum with the help of many volunteers is building a replica of the old ship, San Salvador. It should be finished in time for our Centennial Celebration in 2015

Throughout the year, there are tall ships visiting from other countries and San Diego has two tall ships on display all year, the most famous being the Star of India and that is in addition to the ships that offer tours around the Bay. Out in front for this years Tall Ship Festival, I observed a small reconstruction of a tall ship ( The Mayflower ) and it was so wonderfully detailed, I thought it would be fun to share it here in the Rain. The ship is named the Miniflower and is at a scale of 1:10. 

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Hi Sharon, If it makes you think that then I successed because that would be just the right sentiment for this treasure.
September 11, 2012 07:07 PM #15
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Hi Barbara Jo, Careful what you ask for, I have over 70,000 photos and I have shown maybe a hundred or so. :-)
September 11, 2012 07:08 PM #16
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Hi Tony, I can assure you you will not be disappointed. Welcome!
September 11, 2012 07:09 PM #17
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Thank You Steve, that is a great compliment. When I go to images on Google, I am always surprised how many of my photos are there. It is always a feel good moment to think these might shape someones opinion about living here.
September 11, 2012 07:11 PM #18
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Thank you so much Hannah, I love to share them.
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Hi Myrl, It does and the Rum sounds like just the thing to get the other activities underway, lol.
September 11, 2012 07:13 PM #20
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Hi Myrl, Thank you, JUST BECAUSE! You are a great friend.
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Hi Alexandra, If I were any good at photoshop, I would be able to arrange that. But it is fun to pretend anyway and I won't tell anyoone. :-) BTW, You look great next to that ship.
September 11, 2012 07:15 PM #22
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Great photo William. It is beautiful. Keep those pictures coming. :)

September 11, 2012 07:18 PM #23
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William,

I remember how happy I was when I discovered the Maritime Museum in San Diego. I felt like I was on Treasure Island. The ships were incredible and I felt like I was 9 feet tall. Those ships are a craft and an art that has special meaning. Everyone should make an effort to visit it because it's a wonderful place to explore and dream.

September 11, 2012 07:38 PM #24
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Hi Mike, Thank you, I am glad you enjoyed it.
September 11, 2012 10:09 PM #25
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Hi Patricia, I am so pleased you had a chance to experience it. It is so easy to enjoy in that it is just there and easy to partake in. I enjoy just spending an hour or so and watching others enjoy and experiencing the whole of it.
September 11, 2012 10:13 PM #26
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Great photo, William!  I just wrote a blog about you and your suggestions about where to go for photos.  A big thank you again for your help! 

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William, Tall ships are such gems to see.  I remember watching the tall ships go up the Delaware River in 1976 to Philadelphia joining in the bi-centennial celebration.  It was such a treat!

Great photo.

Gloria

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I would love to visit the Maritime Museum in San Diego.  Thanks for sharing your photograph.


Have an outstanding September and be sure to have your camera in hand to capture the special moments.


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William, personally, I can never see enough of sails, ropes, and tackle. Just beautiful.

September 13, 2012 12:27 PM #30
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That's an amazing little ship!  What a treat, thank you!

September 13, 2012 01:16 PM #31
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What a perfect home she has!  Can't get any better than sunny California!

 

Thanks for stopping by my "Fresh Frog Legs Anyone" photoblogger submission!

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I so love the San Diego waterfront and the tall ships, and all the ships for that matter. You do such a great job of sharing your beautiful city through your photos... I love the Miniflower!

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Have a great week and be sure to have your camera in hand to capture the changing colors of the season.

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