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Port Aransas, Texas: Tall Wooden Sailors

"Old Salt" sailors, carved from blocky wood and colorfully painted. Maybe 15+ feet tall. Damaged by Hurricane Harvey in 2017, which adds to their grizzled charm.

602 S. Alister St., Port Aransas, TX
Downtown, on the northwest corner of TX-361/S. Alister St. and W. Ave. G.
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Tall Wooden Sailors

The yellow one has been taken down. The blue one and boat are still there.

[Sue C, 01/04/2022]

Sailor statues.

Two Sailors and a Boat

Two long-standing, tall wooden sailors stand next to a small boat on a street corner in Port Arkansas. Both figures were damaged by Hurricane Harvey in 2017. There are footprints on the sidewalk, suggesting where to stand to take a photo.

[Jan Dunlap, 08/05/2020]

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