Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Pride of Baltimore
America’s Star-Spangled Ambassador
The Pride of Baltimore II is a reconstruction of an early 19th century Baltimore Clipper. Her mission is to promote historical maritime education, foster economic development and tourism, and represent the people of Maryland in every port she visits.
Ship: Pride of Baltimore II
Home port: Baltimore, MD
Class: Baltimore Clipper
Rig: Topsail Schooner
Length of hull; 100 feet
Sparred length: 157 feet
Beam; 26 feet
Draft: 12 feet, 4 inches
Air draft: 107 feet
Displacement: 185.5 long tons
Sail area: 9,705 square feet
Number of sails: 10
Speed under sail: 15 knots maximum
Auxiliary power: (2) 160 hp engines
Number of crew: 12
Launched: April 30, 1988
Commissioned: October 23, 1988
Naval Architect: Thomas C. Gillmer
Master Builder; G. Peter Bordreau.
Pride of Baltimore, Inc., 2700 Lighthouse Point East, Suite 330; Baltimore, MD 21224; 410-539-1151; www.pride2.org.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is April 30, 1988.
Location. 39° 16.985′ N, Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Great Baltimore Fire (within shouting distance of this marker); Baltimore’s Maritime Heritage (within shouting distance of this marker); Admiral Guillermo Brown (within shouting distance of this marker); A History of Firsts in Baltimore (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Baltimore Turns the Tide (about 400 feet away); Baltimore’s Part in Saving the Bay (about 500 feet away); Adventure Begins at the Bay's Front Door (about 500 feet away); United States Merchant Seamen Memorial (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Inner Harbor.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 21, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 243 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 21, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.