War of 1812 http://nhpr.org en The Tall Ship Privateers Who Shaped the War of 1812 http://nhpr.org/post/tall-ship-privateers-who-shaped-war-1812 <p>Today is the first day of <a href="http://pmcportsmouth.org/july-12-15-2012" target="_blank">Sail Portsmouth</a>, a four day festival of tall ships on New Hampshire&rsquo;s Seacoast.</p><p>One of the featured ships in this year&rsquo;s festival is called <a href="http://www.pride2.org/index.php" target="_blank">The Pride of Baltimore II</a>. It&rsquo;s a recreation of a topsail schooner that served as a privateer in the War of 1812 - ships that shaped the course of the war between the United States and Britain two hundred years ago.</p> Thu, 12 Jul 2012 20:46:55 +0000 Brady Carlson 8667 at http://nhpr.org The Tall Ship Privateers Who Shaped the War of 1812