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English: Replica of Santa María, see Category:Santa María (ship, 1482). This Santa Maria has been paid for by private Japanese contributors, who have committed $12 million to see Columbus's voyage to the Orient finally completed after 500 years. Built in Barcelona,sailed on toward the Panama Canal and the Pacific to her final destination at Kobe, a port on Osaka Bay, where she serves as a floating museum at the Meriken Park. She suffered fire at noon 17 April 2004 with severe damage.