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The Niña, Pinta, and Santa Maria were the three Christopher Columbus’ ships, which came to the New World in 1492. The Niña and Pinta replica Columbus’ ships are docked in Hudson, Wisconsin from August 6, 2010 through August 16, 2010. According to Andy Rathbun’s article in Pioneer Press, the Niña cost about $600,000 and they spent another $2 million to build the Pinta. We’ve learned that this Nina appeared in the 1992 movie,
1492: Conquest of Paradise.” (see a Trailer on Google Video). The Columbus Foundation of the British Virgin Islands owns and operates the ships. Visit the web site, < www.thenina.com > for more info on the Foundation and the replica ships.
Info Source – Andy Rathbun:
A VOYAGE into the age of COLUMBUS   ----   Visitors to the Hudson Docks can get a taste of life in 1492 by touring replicas of two of explorer’s famous ships.”  Local Section,
St. Paul Pioneer Press, August 6, 2010
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Replica Niña, Pinta dock in Michigan City The Niña and Pinta, a time of wooden ships and iron men (Hudson, WI)

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Crew Members Tim and Dave sitting next to the wooden tiller and rudder of the Pinta 100825 | Crew Member Dave 100903

Pinta's Rudder & Tiller 100903 A visitor to the Niña asked a crew member, “Where is the steering wheel?”  We thought that her question was a very good question.
 
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