The memorial reminds those who visit it of the precariousness of life at sea, a lesson the citizens of this great port city once knew well but had long forgotten. Is this the Amati kit? Former Mayor William Donald Schaefer credits then Housing Commissioner Bob Embry with the idea, "Let's build a ship in the Inner Harbor to draw folks downtown." Stay informed about Pride’s voyages, schedule, special events, guest crew opportunities, & more! Guided by the experience of the original Pride, the board determined that this vessel could better fulfill the mission of a globe-trotting ambassador that had evolved over the years if she was larger and had more cruising range both under sail and under power.
She left immediately for Bermuda on the shake-down leg of … With these guidelines in hand, Gillmer set out to create a new Pride that would look much like the original on the outside but have more contemporary amenities and safety features below deck. She was lost in micro-squall on May, 1986. Support PRIDE!
During her nine years at sea, between her maiden voyage to Bermuda, New York, and Nova Scotia in 1977, to her final European voyage in 1986, Pride of Baltimore extended the hand of friendship to countless visitors.
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. Construction, 1987, courtesy of Bill Band. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases. PRIDE OF BALTIMORE II CLIPPER SHIPS The Virginia-built schooners of the late 1700's and the early 1800's helped win the war for independence, and established the city of Baltimore as a major shipbuilding center.