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Friday, June 12, 2015

The three most popular tourist attractions in So. California are Disney Land, Knott's Berry farm and Minney's Yacht Surplus & Mariner's museum.


Items of interest in Minney's Mariner's Museum include the ship's bell from a USN Destroyer that was at the invasion of Normandy, a life ring that was found by beachcombers in Baja that says "Goodwill" Los Angeles, turn of the century gas engines and outboard motors, photos of famous Newport Beach sailors, a knot board by chief bosun's mate of the heavy cruiser Indianapolis, huge collection of authentic ship's wheels, life rings, running lights, compasses, shipwrights tools, old charts, etc. etc.
  Admission is free !



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