Things you come across on a Tuesday morning on the Chesapeake

The Pride of Baltimore II, a topsail schooner built in 1988 by the state of Maryland, and then given away to a non-for profit.

That's the flag of Maryland on the foremast, the arms of the 2nd Baron Baltimore, founder and Propietary Owner of the colony.  The colony remained a Calvert possession until 1776; not coincidentally, the cliffs on the of the picture are the Calvert cliffs, now home to an LPG terminal and a nuclear power plant.

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