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All is quiet….for the moment.

The sailing crew is gone. PRIDE is clean and stripped and under cover. The taken down spars are under a redesigned plastic Quonset hut. Thanksgiving is past. There is now a small winter work crew coming daily to work on a list of special projects and routine projects. Captain Trost is energized to lead this winter’s crew while I provide…

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Happy Thanksgiving

We give thanks for all the friends, admirers and supporters of Pride of Baltimore II.  We wish you a safe and healthy holiday! Pride of Baltimore II Fall Crew (l to r):  Larua Cavender, John Pickering, Dave Kelly, Sarah Whittam, Meredith Spratt, Thanos Economides, Hannah Mahan, Ryan Graham, Barbara Krasinski, Jan Miles, Sarah Martin, Jamie Trost and Dave Clemens.

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Call to Arms for Volunteer Winter Crew

Every winter, Pride of Baltimore II removes all her running rigging and spars for an intense overhaul. During this “Winter Maintenance” period, blocks are serviced and, along with the spars, varnished; standing rigging is tarred and inspected and numerous other details are looked after. It’s a full plate for a skeleton crew. And on the eve of the War of…

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