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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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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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Captain Miles Honored as “Honorary Colonel” at Fort McHenry Military Tattoo

The experience of the Military Tattoo event on June 28th would have been amazing even without having been chosen to receive status as Honorary Colonel of the Fort McHenry Guard! Sitting with Ranger Vince Vaise on the podium, observing the four Fife and Drum Corps passing by us, was surrealistic and a great honor! I was not a member of…

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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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