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Now Hiring Crew for 2015!

Pride of Baltimore II’s 2015 Sailing Season has been decided! Pride of Baltimore, Inc. is seeking to fill Ship Officer Positions for the 2015 Sailing Season. 1st Mate | 2nd Mate | Bosun (watch leader)Engineer/Deckhand | Cook Rig-Up is scheduled to start mid-May to ready the ship for the 2015 sailing season to start at the end of June in time…

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PRESS RELEASE: Maryland Students to Participate in “Port of Opportunity” Contest

Contact: Kate Cwiek, Public Relations and Marketing Manager kate@pride2.org, 410-539-1170   Maryland Students to Participate in “Port of Opportunity” Contest Pride of Baltimore and Port of Baltimore present second annual Maritime Day Contest   BALTIMORE, MD (December 16, 2014) – In anticipation of Baltimore’s 2nd annual National Maritime Day event, Pride of Baltimore, Inc. and the Port of Baltimore have…

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CAPTAIN’S LOG: 25th Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race of 2014 – A story of the “new” schooners…

The first four vessels of the fleet bigger classes (AA, A & B) that must finish by crossing the Thimble Shoal Light finish line down at the bottom of the Chesapeake Bay represent the last 100 year technological spread of design and material. Those finishers are Woodwind, Summerwind, Brilliant, and Light Reign. Of the leading four schooners, the fully original old…

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CAPTAIN’S LOG: 200 Years Plus 3 Days After the Creation of the Star-Spangled Banner

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Pride of Baltimore II’s crew and Captains are in post-SPECTACULAR “stand-down” mode for a couple of days. Well earned for at least the fact that all the planning for the ship for the bicentennial commemorations of the creation of the Star Spangled Banner was performed as divined, on schedule, and with ‘to be counted on’ great…

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CAPTAIN’S LOG: Pride in the People

September 15, 2014 Pride of Baltimore II, alongside at Constellation Pier, Inner Harbor Wx: East Force 1, 2/8 Celebratory Cumulus, the rest of the sky a Bicentennial Blue Today’s dawn ushers in a whole new century of our storied national anthem, and a well-worn Pride II crew has seen to it that the ship and the city have marked the anniversary with…

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PRESS RELEASE: Pride of Baltimore II to Lend Tall Ship Fleet in Star-Spangled Reenactment Sail

Contact: Kate Cwiek, PR & Marketing Manager kate@pride2.org, Office: 410-539-1170, Cell: 240-643-0316   PRIDE OF BALTIMORE II TO LEAD TALL SHIP FLEET IN STAR-SPANGLED REENACTMENT SAIL Tall Ships to Reenact the Bombardment of Fort McHenry on Sunday, September 14th, the 200th Anniversary of our National Anthem   BALTIMORE, MD (September 12, 2014) — On Sunday, September 14 between 7:30 AM…

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MEDIA ALERT: Media Opportunities Aboard Pride of Baltimore II During Star-Spangled Spectacular

Contact: Kate Cwiek, PR & Marketing Manager kate@pride2.org, Office: 410-539-1170, Cell: 240-643-0316   MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES ABOARD PRIDE OF BALTIMORE II DURING STAR-SPANGLED SPECTACULAR (SEPTEMBER 10 – 16, 2014) Opportunities for welcoming tall ships, battle sails, captain interviews, aerial photography, and more!   BALTIMORE, MD (September 9, 2014) — It was the ingenuity of the Fells Point shipyards and the success…

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CAPTAIN’S LOG: Ready or Not, We’re Ready

  Friday 5 September 2014 Pride of Baltimore II alongside Lighthouse Point, deep into “Spectacular” preparations Wx: Hideously hot, wind SE F 3   Since her return from the Battle of Caulks Field Re-enactment events last weekend in Chestertown, Pride II and her crew have been chock-a-block in readying ship and crew for the coming week. As Baltimore’s only War…

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