Lake Buena Vista, Florida: Forrest Gump's Shrimp Boat (Missing) (In Transition)

The Bubba Gump Shrimp boat "Jenny," used in the movie "Forrest Gump," was enjoying retirement in a lagoon next to Planet Hollywood. In 2013, reported displaced by construction; hadn't returned in 2014.

1506 E. Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista, FL
Floats in a lagoon next to Planet Hollywood. I-4 exit 68. Turn north onto S. Apopka Vineland Rd, then quickly turn left onto Hotel Plaza Blvd/Buena Vista Drive. Drive 1.5 miles, then turn right and drive under the Downtown Disney arches. Planet Hollywood on the right.
June 2013: Reported displaced by construction.
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Forrest Gump's Shrimp Boat

Forrest Gump's shrimp boat "Jenny" is no longer at this location. The Planet Hollywood employee did not know where she had been moved.

[Angie Conquer, 06/22/2014]
Forrest Gump's Shrimp Boat

It's not there anymore. They got rid of it so they can reuse the property for the redo of downtown Disney.

[Matthew Kent, 06/30/2013]

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