A maritime good will ambassador was born in Baltimore Harbor in 1977. The Baltimore Clipper ship named the Pride of Baltimore was an authentic replica of original Baltimore Clipper ships that was used during the War of 1812. Well revered by sailors, this fast clipper was a popular design that was replicated by pirates, privateers, and slave runners that wanted swift sea transportation.
In less than ten years, the Pride of Baltimore clocked more than 150,00 nautical miles on its quest as an ambassador. Tragedy hit on May 14, 1986 when the Pride of Baltimore was returning from St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. and was lost at sea with four crew members due to hurricane force winds.
Her successor, the Pride of Baltimore II set sail two years later to continue the journey of ambassadorship. Her recent stop was in Annapolis for a weekend city celebration.
The Pride II is not a…
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