Outside World Pride of Baltimore Celebrates 40 Years The city's replica schooner kicks off 40th anniversary season this weekend. By Amy Mulvihill | March 24, 2017, 08:03 pm Jeffrey G. Katz The Pride of Baltimore under full sail. – Greg Pease The Pride of Baltimore sails under Tower Bridge, London, in 1985. – Greg Pease Armin Elsaesser manning the tiller on Pride of Baltimore. – c/o Ford Elseasser Barry Duckworth – c/o Robert Jewett Nina Schack grew up in North Baltimore and attended The Bryn Mawr School. – c/o Roma Foti Vincent ‘Vinnie’ Lazzarro – c/o Maria Lazzaro The sinking of the Pride of Baltimore was national—even international—news. The media blitz continued when two of the survivors, John ‘Sugar’ Flanagan and Leslie McNish, announced they intended to marry. – c/o Pride of Baltimore Inc All survivors of the Pride of Baltimore’s final voyage attended Leslie and Sugar’s wedding. From left to right: James ‘Chez’ Chesney, Daniel Krachuk, Scott Jeffrey, Susan Huesman, Leslie McNish, John ‘Sugar’ Flanagan, Joe McGeady, and Robert Foster Jr. – c/o Joe McGeady A letter sent to then-Mayor William Donald Schaefer after the sinking, urging the city to build another boat. – c/o Pride of Baltimore Inc. The launch of Pride of Baltimore II on April 30, 1988 in the Inner Harbor. – c/o Pride of Baltimore Inc. Pride of Baltimore II at Fort McHenry in March 2016. Two crew members at the helm during Pride II’s Great Lakes voyage last summer. – c/o Pride of Baltimore Inc. Pride of Baltimore II returns to her home port after her journey through the Great Lakes, October, 2016 – Jeffrey G. Katz The wheel Pride II’s newly refurbished binnacle, which houses the ship’s compass. One of the ship’s three working cannons, which are called ‘guns’ in tall ship lingo. Stacked mast hoops, which connect the sails to the masts via lashings. ‘Remember: The Jar of Pennies!’ sign above the navigation nook. Crew work the lines out on the bowsprit, March 2017 Pride of Baltimore II docked in Canton, March 2017.