#TallShipTuesdays

#TallShip Tuesdays

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

Adventure

Grog: The Unofficial Sailor’s Drink

Out on the ocean, water is a precious commodity. Despite being surrounded by water, it isn’t drinkable, and honestly, the freshwater kept on most ships wasn’t much better. The water could be unclean, stale, and lead to illness if consumed. Unless, alcohol was added. We...

How to set the Tops’l

Providence historically was a unique ship because of her small size and versatile sails. Each of her sails could be set or doused in different combinations to suit the winds. This allowed Providence to sail very quickly to catch up with or run away from...

The Anniversary of the Penobscot Bay Expedition

In this week’s #TallShipTuesday, we took the time to remember the last moment’s of Providence. This week marks the anniversary of the end of the Penobscot Bay Expedition. This expedition was one of the most astonishing failures of the Revolutionary War. The Penobscot Expedition lasted...