Restored 1944 P-520 “Crash Boat” docks at Fernandina Harbor Marina

City of Fernandina Beach
October 5, 2020

A restored 1944 P-520 “Crash Boat” is currently docking at the Fernandina Harbor Marina . It was transported from Long Beach, California, to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, where Lewis Palmer and his crew boarded and made their way to Fernandina Beach. The 85 foot long boat was designed to go fast and rescue sunken ships and aircraft during WWII.

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