Man turns shrimp boat into Spanish ship replica


ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — A St. Augustine man has turned his old shrimp boat into a replica of a 450-year-old Spanish ship.

The St. Augustine Record ( ) reports Dan Holiday has created the replica of the Spanish caravel El Espiritu from the shrimp boat Apple Jack.

He plans to display the replica ship at the St. Augustine Municipal later this month.

The plan is for the replica ship to take part in upcoming anniversary celebrations for the city, which was founded in 1565.

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