#TallShip Tuesdays

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


How the Navigator uses the Sextant

This #TallShipTuesday our Ship’s Boy, Tommy Carter taught us about the role of the Master, or Navigator. One piece of equipment that navigators would traditionally use was the sextant. This device is still used today in celestial navigation. It allows a person to read the...

Senator John Warner

Senator John Warner is a huge reason Providence made it to old town. Throughout his life, be it in the military or a public servant, Warner strove to make the a difference in the world...

The Flying Frenchman

This #TallShipTuesday, Providence’s own Midshipman Alex Morgan recounted a spooky interaction with a ghost ship. This story was based on the real events that happened in 1777. Lieutenant Trevett wrote an account of the experience. To hear another rendition of this story, feel free to...