Star-Spangled Sailabration

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You can see this big flag glass mosiac driving down East Lombard Street.
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WJZ's Jessica Kartalija was fortunate enough to get on board Mexico’s tall ship, Cuauhtémoc.
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One by one, tall ships from around the world made their way to Baltimore
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Dozens of tall ships are setting sail after spending the past week celebrating the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812.
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“This is going to be the biggest thing we’ve ever seen here in the last 30 years,” said Vince Vaise, Fort McHenry Visitor Center. “Tall ships, it will be like another invasion in Baltimore — but a friendly one– that kicks off the bicentennial of the War of 1812.”
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Sailabration will bring a parade of more than 40 tall ships and naval warships to the harbor for public tours.
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Excitement ignited at the Inner Harbor on June 5 for Baltimore’s upcoming bicentennial of the War of 1812.
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Sailabration will bring a parade of more than 40 tall ships and naval warships to the harbor for public tours.
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The buoy marking the Star-Spangled Banner will remain in place until fall when it will be removed and placed into storage until next June.
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Sailabration will bring a parade of more than 40 tall ships and naval warships to the harbor for public tours.
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This ceremonial navigation buoy is set to In Baltimore Harbor marks the spot where the star-spangled banner was written.
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That history is Francis Scott Key’s writing of the Star-Spangled Banner during the War of 1812. He witnessed the British bombardment of Fort McHenry where the Key Bridge now stands.
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Lillian Crowley is showing her pride with her 6,000 piece glass mosaic of the 15-star American flag.
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Ken Crowley, known for his stained glass work, got the ball rolling with his own flag.
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Lillian Crowley used almost 6,000 pieces to make this 36 x 54 glass mosaic.
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Ships from all around the world our on their way to Baltimore.
Maryland history is American history
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Maryland's Star-Spangled Sailabration is under way in Baltimore.
Maryland history is American history
Good over look of the Harbor
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This is a view of the Harbor at a distance.
Good over look of the Harbor
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Here's a look at boats on the water.
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Here's a look at tourist viewing the festivities and enjoying the weather.
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This is a good look at some ships located by the pier.
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This is a great look at a business by the Inner Harbor.
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This boat in the Inner Harbor provides a great in depth look.
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WJZ anchor Jessica Kartalija and photographer Eric Scott are enjoying the Sailabration! Check out the ship from Ecuador behind them!
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Here's a look aboard one of the ships from Mexico.
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Here's a ship from Mexico!
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Here's a ship from Mexico!
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Tall ships and naval vessels from across the globe are sailing into Baltimore to kick off the weeklong Star-Spangled Sailabration. Here's one from Brazil!
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Tall ships and naval vessels from across the globe are sailing into Baltimore to kick off the weeklong Star-Spangled Sailabration. Here's one from Brazil!
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Tall ships and naval vessels from across the globe are sailing into Baltimore to kick off the weeklong Star-Spangled Sailabration.
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The Coast Guard is in charge of keeping civilian boats and visiting ships safely apart during the Star-Spangled Sailabration.
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The Blue Angels aerial show this weekend will mean a three mile-long stretch of water from Fort McHenry south will have to be kept clear for hours at a time.
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The arrival of ships commemorates the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and the start of a weeklong maritime and air festival.
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The Star-Spangled Sailabration marks the bicentennial of the War of 1812.
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Let the Sailabration begin!
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The Sailabration takes place at Baltimore's Inner Harbor.
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This fleet is from Ecuador!
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Visitors can tour the ships at the Inner Harbor, Fells Point and North Locust Point throughout the week.
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Commemorating the bicentennial of the War of 1812, 40 tall ships and naval vessels from 12 countries will sail into Baltimore. This fleet is from Indonesia.
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Visitors can tour the ships at the Inner Harbor, Fells Point and North Locust Point throughout the week.
The Sailabration is attracting lots of tourists to the Inner Harbor.
Sailabration The Sailabration is attracting lots of tourists to the Inner Harbor.
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Gov. Martin O'Malley predicted hundreds of thousands of people would flock to the state.
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Heading towards the Inner Harbor.
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Another ship reaches its destination... at Baltimore's Inner Harbor!
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Docking at the Inner Harbor!
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The Inner Harbor's all lit up for the Star-Spangled Sailabration!
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An early morning shot from the Inner Harbor!
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Some visitors checking out the goods.
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Celebrating the War of 1812 way up high!
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They're on a boat!
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A live shot from the Inner Harbor.
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Another ship approaching the Inner Harbor!
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Surveying the scene from the crow's nest.
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Up close and personal!
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Check out the hull on this one!
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Sailabrate good times!
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Another ship pulling into the Inner Harbor!
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A live shot aboard one of the ships.
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Some crewmen getting ready for the day's events.
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It looks like this ship is all anchored down and ready to sailabrate!
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Smoke on the water!
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Here's a bird's eye view of one of the ships!
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This is a shot from the parade of ships from June 13th.
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Photo Credit: James Schuyler
This is a shot from the parade of ships from June 13th.
This is a great shot of a ship coming in, as a part of Sailabration.
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Photo Credit: James Schuyler
This is a great shot of a ship coming in, as a part of Sailabration.
A ship dons the American flag as it sails into Baltimore Harbor.
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Photo Credit: James Schuyler
A ship dons the American flag as it sails into Baltimore Harbor.
A ship from Brazil joins the Parade of Ships on June 13th.
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Photo Credit: James Schuyler
A ship from Brazil joins the Parade of Ships on June 13th.
A ship we believe is representing Ecuador makes it entrance into Baltimore's Inner Harbor
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Photo Credit: James Schuyler
A ship we believe is representing Ecuador makes it entrance into Baltimore's Inner Harbor
This is a great shot of the Inner Harbor in Baltimore, at the Parade of Ships.
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Photo Credit: James Schuyler
This is a great shot of the Inner Harbor in Baltimore, at the Parade of Ships.
A ship in the Parade of Ships on June 13th as a part of Star-Spangled Sailabration.
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Photo Credit: James Schuyler
A ship in the Parade of Ships on June 13th as a part of Star-Spangled Sailabration.
It was a great day in the Baltimore Harbor for the Parade of Ships!
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Photo Credit: James Schuyler
It was a great day in the Baltimore Harbor for the Parade of Ships!
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It was a beautiful day at Fort McHenry on Flag Day.
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The first glimpses of the Blue Angels appear over the bridge.
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Photo Credit: James Schuyler
The first glimpses of the Blue Angels appear over the bridge.
The Blue Angels Demonstration Squadron prepare for the air show this weekend
Sailabration The Blue Angels Demonstration Squadron prepare for the air show this weekend
The Blue Angel Demonstration Squadron show off for the crowds in the Inner Harbor
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Photo Credit: James Schuyler
The Blue Angel Demonstration Squadron show off for the crowds in the Inner Harbor
It appears that the Blue Angel Demonstration Squadron is about to land.
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Photo Credit: James Schuyler
It appears that the Blue Angel Demonstration Squadron is about to land.
The Blue Angel Demonstration Squadron performs tricks as a part of Star Spangled Sailabration.
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Photo Credit: James Schuyler
The Blue Angel Demonstration Squadron performs tricks as a part of Star Spangled Sailabration.
Two Brazilian sailers help girls off the ship.
Sailabration Two Brazilian sailers help girls off the ship.
Live shot of the Inner Harbor on Friday morning as Sailabration festivities continue.
Sailabration Live shot of the Inner Harbor on Friday morning as Sailabration festivities continue.
Sailors sing at Baltimore Sailabration.
Sailabration Sailors sing at Baltimore Sailabration.
Another beautiful day at the Inner Harbor.
Sailabration Another beautiful day at the Inner Harbor.
Sailors talk to WJZ as a part of Star- Spangled Sailabration.
Sailabration Sailors talk to WJZ as a part of Star- Spangled Sailabration.
Baltimore Inner Harbor welcomes ships to Sailabration
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The Blue Angels will fly over the Sailabration this weekend.
Sailabration The Blue Angels will fly over the Sailabration this weekend.
The Sailabration continues
Sailabration The Sailabration continues
Crowds enjoy the Sailabration
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Ships from all over the world are in the Inner Harbor
Sailabration Ships from all over the world are in the Inner Harbor
Crowds lined up to see the ships
Sailabration Crowds lined up to see the ships
Many even got to explore the ships
Sailabration Many even got to explore the ships
Children had fun exploring the ships
Sailabration Children had fun exploring the ships
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People gather to watch the Blue Angels on Saturday.
The Blue Angels performed Saturday.
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The Blue Angels performed Saturday.
Sailabration The Blue Angels performed Saturday.
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Blue Angels perform.
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Blue Angels spectators.
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Thousands of people stopped by, to check out the tall ships at the Inner Harbor.
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Traveling in style, over Baltimore's Inner Harbor.
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The Blue Angels turning heads over Fort McHenry.
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Some visitors checking out a ship at the Inner Harbor.
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The BSO commemorates the bicentennial of the War of 1812, with some new original music.
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Members of the BSO performing "Overture for 2012" at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.
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The Governor performs alongside the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, as the Sailabration continues.
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Governor Martin O'Malley hits the stage, for the Star-Spangled Symphony.
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Our own Mike Schuh stands in with some War of 1812 enthusiasts.
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A view of the spectators from Sky Eye Chopper 13
Sailabration A view of the spectators from Sky Eye Chopper 13
One of the ships in town for Sailabration
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There were plenty of festive things to see!
Sailabration There were plenty of festive things to see!
Here's another ship in town for Sailabration.
Sailabration Here's another ship in town for Sailabration.
Bob Sheiffer was in town for Sailabration.
Sailabration Bob Sheiffer was in town for Sailabration.
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These folks are dressed for the occasion!
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It was a patriotic celebration.
Senator Barbara Mikulski spoke at Sailabration.
Sailabration Senator Barbara Mikulski spoke at Sailabration.
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The Sailabration commemorates the War of 1812.
Morgan State University's choir performed.
Sailabration Morgan State University's choir performed.
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Dozens of ships set sail for the Sailabration.
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The Sailabration included plenty of outdoor entertainment.
There were many performances.
Sailabration There were many performances.
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People have gathered all around the harbor to take pictures as the tall ships set sail.
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One of the most incredible sites to see were the dozens of sailors manning the rigging.
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This Class B tall ship is heading out of the harbor.
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The Inner Harbor played host to the Sailabration!
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Goodbye, Sailabration.
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People have gathered all around the harbor to take pictures as the tall ships set sail.
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More than 40 tall ships and naval vessels from around the world have been docked around the harbor, but on Tuesday they are parading into the Chesapeake Bay, bringing the “Star-Spangled Sailabration” to a close.
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The Naval vessels began leaving at 6 a.m. The Pride of Baltimore led the parade of tall ships out of the harbor at around 11 a.m.
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One of the most incredible sites to see were the dozens of sailors manning the rigging.
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The Naval vessels began leaving at 6 a.m. The Pride of Baltimore led the parade of tall ships out of the harbor at around 11 a.m.
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One of the most incredible sites to see were the dozens of sailors manning the rigging.
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Hundreds of people lined up along Fort McHenry to say goodbye to Sailabration.
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“The week was fantastic, a seven-day Sailabration. We had great crowds. We are so grateful for the wonderful weather that we had, a premier of a new symphony, outdoor festivals, concerts, the Blue Angels Air Show. It was a fantastic week. We are thrilled,” said Jill Feinberg, Star-Spangled 200.
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Amy McGovern of Eldersburg took this photo from Ft Armistead, as the tall ships sailed away from Baltimore.
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