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El Galeon Tall Ship Comes to Ocean City

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OCEAN CITY, Md.- El Galeon has officially made its way into town. Around 11:15 Friday morning, the tall ship came through the Ocean City inlet.

People like Margaret Savage were excited to finally get to see it pass by.

"Most people have never seen a replica like this. It's a beautiful replica, the wood is absolutely gorgeous," Savage said.

The 17th century replica Spanish cargo ship travels all over the world. It will be in Ocean City on Aug. 11-27.

You can climb abroad the ship and take a tour of what life was like on the high seas. Tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for children and those under the age of 4 are free.

El Galeon is about 170 feet long and weighs nearly 500 tons. A crew of 20 people are on board managing the ship as if they were still in the 17th century.

It will be docked between 3rd and 4th streets on the bay side.

 

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