Tag Archives: Maryland

Maryland in $1.5 Million Partnership with Pride of Baltimore II

Tremendous news for a great ship. On Monday, Maryland’s Governor Hogan announced a $1.5 million private-public partnership with the replica Baltimore clipper, Pride of Baltimore II.  Under a new agreement, the state will commit the funds to Pride of Baltimore … Continue reading

Posted in Current, Lore of the Sea, Ships | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

World’s Largest Oyster Reef in the Chesapeake and a Planned Billion Oysters in NYC

Will oysters help to clean up Chesapeake Bay and New York Harbor or will climate change take them out? The question came to mind recently when I read about the world’s largest man-made oyster reef recently finished on Harris Creek … Continue reading

Posted in Current, Lore of the Sea | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Today in History – The Second Burial of John Paul Jones

On April 24, 1906, John Paul Jones was buried for the second time.  His first burial, on July 20, 1792, in a graveyard outside the walls of Paris, was attended by a servant and few loyal friends and soldiers. Paul Jones’ longtime friend Gouverneur Morris, American … Continue reading

Posted in History, Lore of the Sea | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Today in History – The Second Burial of John Paul Jones

A Flood of Arks? Ark Building Around the World

If a group of birds are a flock, a group of whales is a pod, and fish gather in schools, what would one call a group of Noah’s arks?  A fleet would be the easy answer, but that somehow doesn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Current, Lore of the Sea, Ships | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments