Ahoy mates, work is underway to return tall ships to Tacoma Festival of Sail would bring tall ships to Tacoma in 2017 Organizers have hired an event company to produce it Event will be privately funded The 112-foot, square-rigged brig Lady Washington sails into Tacoma along Ruston Way, passing in front of a Tacoma landmark, Stadium High School. Billy Gernertt, gunner’s mate for the tall ship Lynx, yells, “Live free or die!” before firing a dummy charge from its cannon toward the Hawaiian Chieftan during a mock battle on Commencement Bay on July 4, 2008. The top-sail schooner was built to replicate a privateer or naval schooner from the War of 1812. The original Lynx was among the first ships to defend American freedom. Read more here: http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/article65564067.html#storylink=cpy

Billy Gernertt, gunner’s mate for the tall ship Lynx, yells, “Live free or die!” before firing a dummy charge from its cannon toward the Hawaiian Chieftan during a mock battle on Commencement Bay on July 4, 2008. The top-sail schooner was built to replicate a privateer or naval schooner from the War of 1812. The original Lynx was among the first ships to defend American freedom.

 

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Festival of Sail would bring tall ships to Tacoma in 2017

Organizers have hired an event company to produce it

Event will be privately funded

://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/article65564067.html

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