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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 to Celebrate the Fourth of July in Baltimore for the Firs Time Since Her Commissioning in 1988

For Immediate Release Date: June 24, 2014 Contact: Kate Cwiek, PR & Marketing Manager: kate@pride2.org, 410-539-1170   PRIDE TO CELEBRATE THE FOURTH OF JULY IN BALTIMORE FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE HER COMMISSIONING IN 1988 America’s Star-spangled Ambassador will be open to the public for special fireworks sail on July 4   BALTIMORE, MD (June 24, 2014) – July 2014…

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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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PRIDE STRIVES TO EARN NUMBER FIVE

Dateline: February 5th, 2014, San Diego California Last week at the Tall Ships America Annual Awards Dinner, Pride of Baltimore II was awarded the Perry Bowl for placing first in 2013’s Tall Ships Challenge Race Series. This marks the fifth time since 2000 Pride II has won the series, and, following on the heels of her 2012 Perry Bowl, this…

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Football’s not until Sunday, Come play with Pride on Saturday!

    Hello Pride Volunteers, Winter Maintenance is in full swing now, and even the weather has been a bit more cooperative. We’ve got lots of projects going at the ship and look forward to your help with just about all of them. (We’ll save the really dirty jobs for the crew.) Come down to your favorite schooner on Saturday…

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Bearing the Standard of Friendship

1 July (Canada Day) 2013 Pride of Baltimore II is currently climbing her way over the Niagara Escarpment through the Welland Canal. I departed the ship yesterday, leaving her in the capable hands of Captain Miles for her passage through the mighty locks. Leaving by car, I crossed the border between Canada and the US in a vehicle other than…

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Please Help Keep Our Ship Afloat.

PRIDE OF BALTIMORE II is tucked in for a long winter’s nap, so to speak. With spars, sails, rigging, guns, safety and accommodation gear all off-loaded, she seems large and lonely. Under the opaque shrink-wrap cover, her deck is uninterrupted by clutter, while below PRIDE II – her bunks cleared out, her shelves stripped bare – is like an empty…

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Happy Commissioning Day, Perfect Present, and “All the Laundry”

Pride of Baltimore II Pos: At Anchor off Annapolis Wx: SSE F 3, 3/8 Cumulus Today marks the 24th anniversary of Pride of Baltimore II’s commissioning. Different from her launch day, when she first touched the water as a complete, floating hull but was still awaiting a rig, an interior, and mechanical and electrical systems, today marks the day that…

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