#TallShip Tuesdays

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


The Real 18th Century Waterfront

This week in the finale of our #TallShipTuesday Black History Month series, we learn all about the real 18th century waterfront and how colorful it really was and why. We want to particularly highlight the Continental Navy and the fact that as many as one...

Early African Seafaring

African sailing tradition dates back longer than many realize. This #TallShipTuesday, we investigate some of the earliest sailors to journey to the seas in celebration of Black History Month. There have been many interesting discoveries from early human history, especially on the continent of Africa...

A Romantic Sea Shanty: Haul Awa’

This shanty, “Haul Awa'” or “Love is Kind,” is a beautiful song about a lasting love. In the song, a sailor sings of his love of a woman he wished he could have stayed with forever. While in the song the sailor remains on land...