#TallShip Tuesdays

Aboard awaits Providence history, exploits, nautical knowledge, and more presented by Captain Jones and the crew of Providence. New content every Tuesday!


International Talk Like a Pirate Day

In honor of International Talk Like a Pirate Day, this #TallShipTuesday, we celebrate by learning some nautical terms sailors and landlubbers alike use. While we’re not pirates here on Providence, nautical terms tend to carry over, and these are some terms to know if you...

Sea Shanty September: A Drop of Nelson’s Blood

Also called “Roll the Chariot,” this shanty is a fan favorite. “A Drop of Nelson’s Blood” is a “walkaway,” “runaway chorus,” or “stamp and go” sea shanty essentially meaning that it is a song that can evolve. Someone can sing the first line of a...

Sea Shanty September: Get on the Ship and Call it a Day

To kick off Sea Shanty September, one of our ship’s creative crewmembers, Maddie, wanted to try her hand at writing her own sea shanty in the style of a halyard shanty. There are several types of songs sailors sing on a ship be it a...