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Captain’s Log – En Route Toward Great Lakes… Depart Baltimore

FROM CAPTAIN JAN MILES   As I write this first log of the Great Lakes Campaign of 2016 the wind is blowing blustery northwesterly 20-25 knots with gusts to 35 knots. PRIDE is making around 9 knots with peaks of 10-11 knots during gusts sailing under reduced canvass of just three sails. The double reefed mainsail the full foresail and…

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Educating the Next Generation

  Over the past two weeks, captains and crew of Pride of Baltimore II joined with rangers at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine to teach students about the War of 1812 and the role of Privateers. Students from across Baltimore City schools came aboard to immerse themselves in maritime technology, the ins and outs of the ship, and navigating the Chesapeake Bay.…

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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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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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Maritime Day Contest

Maryland Students Challenged to Tell the Story of the “Star-Spangled Banner”Pride of Baltimore and Port of Baltimore present first annual Maritime Day Contest BALTIMORE, April 28, 2014 – In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the penning of the national anthem, Pride of Baltimore and the Port of Baltimore have created a contest for Maryland K – 12th grade students,…

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NEW! GUIDED DECK TOURS

Pride of Baltimore is now offering a series of guided deck tours to their list of opportunities to come aboard!  A 30-minute guided deck tour is the ultimate way to explore Pride’s deck, learn about past and present life aboard topsail schooner privateers, and interact with the vessel’s passionate and knowledgeable crew. Pride’s well-trained sailors will lead guests through various interpretive stations,…

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CAPTAIN’S LOG: Maryland Day Activites

March 25th is Maryland Day.  380 years ago on March 25th the first official colonists landed in what was then designated as Maryland.  This year Pride of Baltimore marked this day for the first time by sailing to Annapolis to partner up with the Maryland Historical Society and Fort McHenry in commemorating both the day and the showing of the…

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PRESS RELEASE: Maryland Day Celebrations with Pride of Baltimore II and the Maryland Historical Society

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Pride of Baltimore: Kate Cwiek kate@pride2.org 410-539-1170 Maryland Historical Society: Laura Rodini lrodini@mdhs.org 410-685-3750 Ext. 322 Maryland Day Celebrations with Pride of Baltimore II and the Maryland Historical Society See the Recreated Star-Spangled Banner Flag at the Maryland Statehouse in Annapolis March 25, 2014   Img: Pride II BALTIMORE, March 17, 2013 — The Maryland Historical…

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