Updated August 1 at 11:45am

Tall ships return to R.I.

The Pride of Baltimore II sails toward Newport during the Ocean State Tall Ships Festival that concluded July 9 with the Parade of Sail. Thirteen tall ships participated in this year’s festival on the Newport waterfront that began July 6. The tall ships were last in Rhode Island in 2007. The nonprofit Ocean State Tall Ships hopes to see the festival held every three years in the state. Pride of Baltimore II is a reproduction of an 1812-era topsail schooner privateer.

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Tall ships return to R.I.

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The Pride of Baltimore II sails toward Newport during the Ocean State Tall Ships Festival that concluded July 9 with the Parade of Sail. Thirteen tall ships participated in this year’s festival on the Newport waterfront that began July 6. The tall ships were last in Rhode Island in 2007. The nonprofit Ocean State Tall Ships hopes to see the festival held every three years in the state. Pride of Baltimore II is a reproduction of an 1812-era topsail schooner privateer.

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