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SSV Oliver Hazard Perry Loses Power in Newport Harbor

The 200′ long three-masted square-rigger SSV Oliver Hazard Perry was departing from a local dockside festival on Sunday evening when she lost power while maneuvering in very close quarters in Newport Harbor, Rhode Island. The steel ship drifted into four boats. No one … Continue reading

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SSV Oliver Hazard Perry: America’s Newest Tall Ship Looking for Deckhands

This sounds like a great opportunity for licensed deckhands.  The Sailing School Vessel (SSV) Oliver Hazard Perry is looking for crew.  From their recent announcement: Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island (OHPRI) is seeking to hire licensed deckhands for its brand new 200-foot … Continue reading

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Celebrating Oysters in Brooklyn & Newport

Next week is a great week for oysters if you are in the Northeast. Next Thursday is the Billion Oyster Party in Brooklyn, NY, while on Friday, the Newport Oyster Festival will be kicked off with an Opening Night Party at … Continue reading

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What A Well Equipped Bosun Carries on the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry

The bosun’s gear on the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry. A nice rig. My only concern would be managing the lanyards. Easy to catch on things while climbing about. From the Oliver Hazard Perry blog: Being a full time sailor aboard any Tall … Continue reading

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SSV Oliver Hazard Perry on Her Maiden Voyage

Last weekend, Oliver Hazard Perry, America’s newest and largest civilian sailing school ship sailed into Portland harbor in Maine on her maiden voyage, to participate in the Tall Ships Portland 2015 festival, which wrapped up yesterday.  Based in Newport, RI, the … Continue reading

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Captain Virginia A. Wagner and Her Continuing Legacy

Terribly sad news.  Captain Virginia A. Wagner passed away on Friday January 30, 2015 in Newport, Rhode Island, following a courageous battle with mesothelioma cancer.  From Scuttlebutt Sailing News: Virginia was amongst an elite sorority of professional female captains and … Continue reading

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Engineer Needed on the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry

This morning we posted that the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry organization is looking for Licensed Mates.  They are also looking for a qualified Engineer. Engineer Job Description: OHPRI is seeking an Engineer for SSV Oliver Hazard Perry to join the … Continue reading

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Mates’ Jobs on the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry

The SSV Oliver Hazard Perry organization is looking for Licensed Mates.  The 200-foot square-rigged tall ship Oliver Hazard Perry  is Rhode Island’s official Sailing Education Vessel, the largest of its kind to have been built in this country in the last … Continue reading

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Masts Stepped on the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry

The main mast on the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry was stepped in a dockside ceremony on Wednesday at the Hinckley Company in Portsmouth, R.I.  The 200′ tall ship is the first full-rigged ocean-going ship to be built in the United States in … Continue reading

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SSV Oliver Hazard Perry — Nearing Completion & July 5th Gala

The SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, the largest square-rigged sailing ship built in this country in over 100 years, is nearing completion.  The 132′ long three masted steel ship has been hauled at at Newport Shipyard for final exterior work and … 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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SSV Oliver Hazard Perry to Set Sail In 2014 — Adventure at Sea Berths Available

There are great things going on in Rhode Island. When completed this year, the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry will be the first ocean-going full-rigged ship to be built in the U.S. in 100 years and the largest civilian sail training vessel … Continue reading

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Oliver Hazard Perry, “Hero of Lake Erie” – Born and Died on August 23rd

Oliver Hazard Perry was born near Newport, Rhode Island on August 23,1785. He died of yellow fever on his 34th birthday in 1819.  Perry went sea as a midshipman at the age of 13.  He was given his first command, … Continue reading

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Ship Happens! Visualizing the Oliver Hazard Perry and the OHP Photo Blog

Captain Richard Bailey recently posted a sketch by Scott Kennedy of what the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry will look like under sail.  Click here or on the thumbnail to go to the blog post.  “Scott has made paintings and drawings of … Continue reading

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SSV Oliver Hazard Perry Arrives in Newport, RI

The SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, still not quite finished but nicely taking shape, has arrived in Newport RI to be hauled and to get a fresh coat of paint. She will then will be dockside at the Newport Shipyard for … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Richard Bailey – Official Captain of SSV Oliver Hazard Perry

Congratulations to Richard Bailey who has been appointed captain of the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, which, when commissioned next summer, will be among the largest and most sophisticated school ships built in America in recent decades.  The Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island organization … Continue reading

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A Short Sea Voyage for the not yet Tall Ship, Oliver Hazard Perry

More progress in the completion of Rhode Island’s tall ship, SSV Oliver Hazard Perry. The not yet tall ship was recently launched at Sims Metal Management in Providence and towed to Senesco Marine in North Kingstown to continue construction, including … Continue reading

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Progress on the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry

What is harder than clawing to windward off a lee shore?  I suspect that trying to raise funds, almost from scratch, to fund a new tall ship during a major recession can make a lee shore and a foul wind … Continue reading

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