Archive for war-of-1812

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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Pride of Baltimore to Visit Havre de Grace for War of 1812 Weekend

America’s Star-Spangled Ambassador to offer education programs and guided deck tours BALTIMORE, April 28, 2014 – Pride of Baltimore will return to Havre de Grace on Thursday, May 1st for War of 1812 Weekend. The ship will be docked at Hutchinson Park  (100 Congress Avenue, Havre de Grace, MD 21078) Thursday through Sunday evening.    On Friday, May 2nd captain…

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PRESS RELEASE: Pride of Baltimore to Visit Havre de Grace for War of 1812 Weekend

Contact: Kate Cwiek, PR & Marketing Manager kate@pride2.org, 410-539-1170   Pride of Baltimore to Visit Havre de Grace for War of 1812 Weekend America’s Star-Spangled Ambassador to offer education programs and guided deck tours BALTIMORE, April 28, 2014 – Pride of Baltimore will return to Havre de Grace on Thursday, May 1st for War of 1812Weekend. The ship will be…

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PRIDE in Nantucket

Two 1812 War Baltimore Schooner Privateers, a fleet of classic racing yacht 12 Meter America’s Cup sailing vessels, a fleet of classic yacht International One Design (IOD) sailing vessels and numerous classic yacht sailing vessels marked by the presence of the only New York Yacht Club “50” footer to survive from the early 20th Century SPARTAN have been mingling daily…

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Hats off to Halifax, Eagle Steals our Broom, Tattooed at the Citadel and What we do “When No One’s Looking."

25 July 2012 Pos: Alongside the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, Lunenburg Nova Scotia Wx: North Force 1, 5/8 Stratus After an adventurous sail to windward along the Nova Scotian coast, Pride of Baltimore II is snug in the quintessentially Canadian Maritime Seaport of Lunenburg. Arriving in town along with tops’l schooners Lynx, Unicorn and Amistad we joined Larinda, Providence…

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Farewell Newport, Hello Lady ~ LADY MARYLAND, that is

9 July 2012 Pos: 41°33.1’N x 070°47.8’ W Wx: South Force 4, 2/8 Cirrus, 3/8 Stratus Pride of Baltimore II sailing at 6.6 knots toward the Cape Cod Canal under all Plain Sail and T’Gallant. Pride of Baltimore II has left the hustle and bustle of a busy and successful festival in Newport, Rhode Island astern and is now at…

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A Nimble Dance in the Shadow of a Storied Heroine

3 July 2012 Pride of Baltimore II Pos: Alongside Rowes Wharf, Boston Harbor Wx: NE F 1, WARM Today marks Pride of Baltimore II’s fourth day as part of the OpSail Festivities in Boston, home of the world’s most storied square-rigger, USS Constitution. That’s right I said it, Constitution. Fans of HMS Victory, before you take up arms, hear me…

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PRIDE II ~ The Transformer of Schooners

Wednesday 27 June 2012 Pos: 41 10.7’N X 071 17.9’W Wx: W F 3-4, Seas 2-4′ Pride of Baltimore II Sailing under All Plain Sail at 7-8 knots Yesterday, I wrote about the various options available for sail combinations aboard Pride of Baltimore II, and narrowed it down to three basic options. Variations among these options mean there are essentially…

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Back in the Saddle — The Complex Versatility of PRIDE II

Tuesday, 26 June 2012 Pos: 39 13.5’N x 074 12.3’W Wx: NxW F 4-5, Seas 3-5′ Clear Pride of Baltimore II Sailing under Fore Tops’l, Fores’l, Stays’l, and Jib at 9-10 knots Pride of Baltimore II is back at sea today after a month in her home waters of the Chesapeake Bay. Having relieved Captain Miles yesterday morning in Baltimore,…

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