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  1. Ed Lada

    Ramming Speed! Tall Ship Docking Adventures

    Because it looks much nicer?
  2. Ed Lada

    Ramming Speed! Tall Ship Docking Adventures

    Because it looks much nicer?
  3. Ed Lada

    Ramming Speed! Tall Ship Docking Adventures

    And yet another interesting footnote.  After the battle, Perry returned to Presque Isle Bay, in Erie, PA where his fleet was built built.  His crews wintered there and the Niagara was anchored in a smaller bay on Presque Isle Bay.  The winters there are very harsh and his crew suffered mightily...
  4. Ed Lada

    Ramming Speed! Tall Ship Docking Adventures

    From the linked article in the OP:  "The tall ship is named for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, a hero in the War of 1812, who is remembered for his command: “Don’t Give Up the Ship.” " Captain James Lawrence, not Perry uttered those famous words after he was mortally wounded on the...




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