Tall ships provide a taste of War of 1812

It was not a battle. At least not officially.

The reason the tall ships Lynx and Pride of Baltimore II were firing cannon shots at each other Sunday afternoon in Boston Harbor was, technically, an exercise. “A way to introduce the general public to what it may have been like during the War of 1812,” said the Pride’s captain, Jamie Trost.

Your comment is subject to the rules of our Posting Policy

This comment may appear on your public profile. Public Profile FAQ

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles.
Continue reading by subscribing to for just 99¢.
 Already a member? Log in Home
Subscriber Log In

We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles'

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of