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Maritime Museum of San Diego

1492 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

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About Maritime Museum of San Diego

Established in 1948, it preserves one of the largest collections of historic sea vessels in the United States. The centerpiece of the museum's collection is the Star of India, an 1863 ironbark.


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California's second-most populous county and the fifth-most populous in the United States. San Diego County has more than 70 miles (110 km) of coastline. This forms the most densely populated region of the county.