National Maritime Day Port Expo on Sunday, May 21, 2017

Posted by admin on May 1, 2017 in Baltimore City Fireboats-Capt James Smith, Uncategorized |

 Baltimore & Chesapeake Steamboat Company (B&CSC) is a Co-Sponsor of this event.  with special thanks to the crew of the N.S. Savannah NATIONAL MARITIME DAY PORT EXPO honoring the late Helen Delich Bentley, Champion of Baltimore’s Maritime Industry Past, Present & Future Come join us and learn about what the Port of Baltimore does and […]

September 2016 Volunteer Opportunities

B&CSC is gearing up for September volunteer opportunities: Two September Docent Training Sessions for this year’s Fleet Week that features the US Navy’s Blue Angels and visiting ships Saturday, September 24, 2016, 10 am, Work session aboard the CHARLES D. GAITHER As part of Baltimore & Chesapeake Steamboat Company’s volunteer outreach program, we provide docents […]

B&CSC Provides Wreath for 30th PRIDE of BALTIMORE Memorial Ceremony 5/14/2016

Posted by admin on May 17, 2016 in Uncategorized |

This beautiful biodegradable Memorial Wreath was made by Valerie Mathers who has blessed us with many such remembrances for various B&CSC and other historical programs.To view full story, please visit The Baltimore Sun newspaper article: story.html Pride of Baltimore’s 1986 sinking recalled at Fort McHenry ceremony Scott Sheads, NPS Park Ranger, and the Honorable […]

75th Anniversary of CHAS. D. GAITHER’s Commissioning

Baltimore, MD-75 years ago, on September 14th, 1940, the now-historic first all-steel patrol boat CHARLES D. GAITHER was placed in commission with the Baltimore City Police Department’s marine division. Her name-sake became the first police commissioner of the modern era when the post was consolidated from three positions into the office of a single commissioner. […]

Hidden Harbor Series: Bulldogs at Baltimore’s Gates-Forgotten Sentinels of Baltimore Harbor, Sat., April 18, 2015, 11:30am-3pm

Posted by admin on April 11, 2015 in Uncategorized |

SATURDAY, April 18, 2015, 11:30 am – 3 pm Schedule: 11:30am — members and guests arrive Noon — Hidden Harbor Series – Bulldogs at Baltimore’s Gates–Forgotten Sentinels of Baltimore Harbor by  Coast Defense Study Group authority, Elliot Deutsch — learn how the Port of Baltimore defended itself in times of war & peace, operate a […]

Hidden Harbor Series: B&O Marine Railway System of the Port of Baltimore, rescheduled to Sat., March 21, 2015, Noon-5pm

Posted by admin on March 17, 2015 in Presentations, Uncategorized |

Hot off the eWire… A Cabin Fever/Railroad & Tug & Barge & Modeling/Get Out & have Fun Event SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 2015, Noon – 5 Schedule: 12:00 pm — members and guests arrive 12:30 pm — Update on B&CSC activities & coming events 1:00 pm — pot luck luncheon (bring a dish to share) 2:45 […]

National Maritime Day, Sunday, May 17, 2015, 10am-3pm

Posted by admin on March 17, 2015 in Uncategorized |

US Army Corps of Engineers vessels. Walt Mathers, photo. Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore is within an overnight drive of 1/3 of the nation’s population. Come join us and learn about what the Port of Baltimore does and what it takes to transport people and goods!  ~Bring the family to this free event~  Maritime […]

Maritime EXPO at National Maritime Day, 2014

 Lego™ Teach Fleet Curious about what the Port of Baltimore does and what it takes to transport people and goods?  Then you’ll want to bring the family to this free event!  Maritime Expo at National Maritime Day Sunday, 18 May 2014  10 AM – 3 PM Pier 13 Canton, 4601 Newgate Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland, 21224-6408 […]

Upcoming Maritime Activities …

Posted by admin on October 15, 2013 in B&CSC - Baltimore & Chesapeake Steamboat Company, Uncategorized |

The Baltimore & Chesapeake Steamboat Company will participate in this year’s Port Fest aboard the Nuclear Ship SAVANNAH  on Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 10am  – 3 pm.  B&CSC members will also assist the SAVANNAH throughout the week with school tours. This is a Unique free vessel tour of the SAVANNAH (not usually open to […]

B&CSC chosen as Fall 2013 class project at Maryland Institute College of Art!

Posted by admin on October 15, 2013 in B&CSC - Baltimore & Chesapeake Steamboat Company, Uncategorized |

Professor John Wilson, Maryland Institute College of Art in  Baltimore, selected the B&CSC for his Fall 2013 design class project titled Industrial Maritime & Commerce Center Project: Interpreting the Lifeways of Chesapeake Bay.  Unfortunately, this will mark the ‘retirement’  of his career as a professor.   B&CSC arranged for his class to meet aboard the […]

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