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File #: R-8-20    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 1/31/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/24/2020 Final action: 2/24/2020
Title: Pride of Baltimore II - Docking Fee Waiver - For the purpose of waiving the fees for docking the Pride of Baltimore II at the Annapolis City Dock on certain dates during the months of March and April in 2020.
Sponsors: Fred Paone, Elly Tierney, Sheila Finlayson, Rhonda Pindell Charles, Rob Savidge
Indexes: Finance Committee
Attachments: 1. R-8-20 Pride of Baltimore II - Docking Fee Waiver First Reader.pdf, 2. R-8-20 Staff Report.pdf, 3. R-8-20 Fiscal Impact Note.pdf
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Pride of Baltimore II - Docking Fee Waiver - For the purpose of waiving the fees for docking the Pride of Baltimore II at the Annapolis City Dock on certain dates during the months of March and April in 2020.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Resolution 8-20

Introduced by: Alderman Paone, Alderwoman Tierney, Alderwoman Finlayson, Alderwoman PindellCharles, and Alderman Savidge
Co-sponsored by:

Referred to
Finance Committee

A RESOLUTION concerning

Pride of Baltimore II - Docking Fee Waiver

FOR the purpose of waiving the fees for docking the Pride of Baltimore II at the Annapolis City Dock on certain dates during the months of March and April in 2020.

WHEREAS, in 1975, the City of Baltimore adopted a proposal for the construction of a replica sailing vessel as the centerpiece of its Inner Harbor revitalization efforts, and an iconic clipper ship was chosen because of the pivotal role Baltimore privateer vessels played in the War of 1812; and

WHEREAS, the Pride of Baltimore, the first Baltimore Clipper to be built in 150 years, and the first tall ship to represent a city and a state, was commissioned on May 1, 1977, in a ceremony at the Baltimore Inner Harbor attended by thousands; and

WHEREAS, during her nine years at sea, between her maiden voyage to Bermuda, New York, and Nova Scotia in 1977, to her final European voyage in 1986, the Pride of Baltimore extended the hand of friendship to countless visitors, logging more than 150,000 nautical miles, equal to six times around the globe, and sailing further in nine years than most sailing vessels travel in their lifetimes; and

WHEREAS, on May 14, 1986, on her way home from a successful European campaign, the Pride of Baltimore was struck by a microburst squall north of Puerto Rico, sinking within minutes and taking with her the captain and three crew members, since lost at sea; and

WHEREAS, by late summer of 1986, due to an outpouring of unsolicited public support, plans for a replacement ...

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