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Pride of Baltimore

America’s Star-Spangled Ambassador

 
 
Pride of Baltimore Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2017
1. Pride of Baltimore Marker
Inscription. 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
Hull: Wood
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.
 
Location. 39° 16.985′ N, 76° 36.698′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is on Light Street. Touch for map. The marker is near the Visitor Center at the Baltimore Inner Harbor. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
Pride of Baltimore Marker-Reverse side image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2017
2. Pride of Baltimore Marker-Reverse side
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 Baltimore.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Pride of Baltimore Marker-with background image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2017
3. Pride of Baltimore Marker-with background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 21, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 130 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 21, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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