Tall ships provide a taste of War of 1812 ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Tamir Kalifa for The Boston Globe Tall ships Lynx and Pride of Baltimore II fired cannon shots at each other Sunday afternoon in Boston Harbor. Tamir Kalifa for The Boston Globe Gunner Frank Bell fired a blank round from a replica smooth-bore gun during a battle reenactment. Tamir Kalifa for The Boston Globe The battle shows "what it may have been like during the War of 1812,” said the Pride’s captain, Jamie Trost. Tamir Kalifa for The Boston Globe Pride of Baltimore II’s Frank Bell had Lynx in his sights Sunday. Tamir Kalifa for The Boston Globe Both crews are based in Baltimore, where the original, groundbreaking schooners were built. Tamir Kalifa for The Boston Globe Second mate John Pickering cleaned the barrel of a replica smooth-bore gun aboard the Pride of Baltimore II.