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Liberty Ship SS John W. Brown Steaming Home to Baltimore

After spending a month on dock at Colonna’s Shipyard in Norfolk, VA, the Liberty ship SS John W. Brown  is now steaming up the Elizabeth River on its way back home to Baltimore.  During World War II, eighteen American shipyards built … Continue reading

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Ship From Franklin Expedition & Possibly the Battle of Baltimore Found

The wreckage of one of two missing ships from Franklin’s lost expedition of 1845 is believed to have been found. It is not known yet if the wreck is of HMS Terror or HMS Erebus. The Franklin expedition was an attempt … Continue reading

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Sailing on the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry this Fall

I recently booked a berth on the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry  on a passage next September from Newport to Bermuda under the command of Captain Richard Bailey.  I find it hard to believe that it was so long ago, but nevertheless, … Continue reading

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USCG Barque Eagle Bound for Baltimore Overhaul?

Interesting news about the US Coast Guard training ship, the barque Eagle. As reported by The Day, The Coast Guard barque Eagle may go to Baltimore for extensive repairs so future officers can keep training on the ship for years … Continue reading

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Baltimore’s “Star-Spangled Sailabration” Kicks Off War of 1812 Bicentennial Festivities

Starting this Wednesday, June 13th, Baltimore, MD will host its “Star-Spangled Sailabration,”  a week long festival with 18 tall ships and  22 naval vessels, marking the start of Maryland’s three year commemoration of the bicentennial of the War of 1812.   In addition to the parade … Continue reading

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21st Annual Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race

Around Fells Point and Baltimore’s Inner Harbor will be a glorious place for any schooner lover to be this evening.   There will be a parade of sail of the over forty schooners who are participating the 21st Annual Great Chesapeake Bay … Continue reading

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