1892, Aug 6 SANTA MARIA left Palos, Spain for United States, 400 years to the day Columbus set sail.
1892, Aug 28 NINA launched.
1892, Sep PINTA launched.
1893, Mar PINTA & NINA arrived in Havanna, Cuba towed by USS NEWARK & USS BENNINGTON; SANTA MARIA sailed on her own.
1893, Apr Arrived in New York to take part in International Naval Review.
1893, Jun 6 Began interior trip from New York to Chicago to take part in World's Fair.
1893, Sep 12 Ownership transferred to US Government; became property of Chicago's Field Museum & lagooned in Jackson Park.
1901 Presented to South Park Commission, Chicago.
1913 Set sail on 4 year round trip to Panama-Pacific Exposition (1915), San Francisco, CA; PINTA & NINA were beached on Lake Erie as unfit to be sailed; returned to Chicago.
1918 SANTA MARIA arrived at Chicago from San Francisco.
c1918-19 PINTA sank in Chicago; NINA burned.
1920 SANTA MARIA rebuilt.
1951 Caught fire & demolished.
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