Channel Islands Maritime Museum: EXHIBITION: LA JENELLE: RECOVERED RELICS FROM A LOCAL LEGEND

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Explore the fascinating history of the infamous “Ship with Five Names.” Local attraction La Jenelle is more than just a sunken ship off the coast of Oxnard, California. Delve deep into the history of this ship through artifacts and objects recovered from the wreck and collected over decades by local enthusiasts. These objects have never before been displayed together, and will tell a decades-long story about voyages of adventure, escape, new beginnings, and untimely endings.  Built in 1930, the ship first sailed under the name Borinquen. She was subsequently named the Porto Rico, Arosa Star, S.S. Bahama Star, and ultimately La Jenelle.

The Channel Islands Maritime Museum is open daily from 11-5 pm. Located in Oxnard’s Channel Islands Harbor at 3900 Bluefin Circle. Explore galleries full of rare and beautiful maritime paintings dating back to the 1600’s, more than sixty world-class models of historic ships, rotating thematic fine arts exhibitions, and interactive exhibits that encourage visitors to expand their horizons about everything maritime. Museum entry is $5 adults, $4 seniors, $2 children (ages 6-17), and free for members and children under 6and every third Thursday..There is a gift shop Info: cimmvc.org or 805.984.6260.

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