Relive the excitement of the Patriots’ path to their fourth Super Bowl Championship with “Pumped”, a special commemorative book from The Boston Globe. Order now.

Tales From the City

Aye, aye, captain!

A young one’s take on ‘Old Ironsides’

Continue reading below

During a recent Duck Tour of Boston with my daughter, son-in-law, and grandkids, Ben and Eliza, we went by the USS Constitution. The driver slowed down so we could have a good view of her. That’s when Eliza very loudly asked, “Is this where Captain Jack Sparrow lives?”

Jean Twombly / Wilmington

GOT A GREAT STORY? Tell us at tales@globe.com.
Loading comments...

Wake up with today's top stories.

Want each day's news headlines delivered fresh to your
inbox every morning? Just connect with us
in one of the following ways:
or
Please enter a valid email
BostonGlobe.com will never post anything without asking. Privacy Policy
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

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 BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com