Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Operation Sail 2012



Operation Sail 2012
and the United States Navy
Announce Ports to Host Star-Spangled Banner
and War of 1812 Bicentennial Celebrations

National events will be held in New Orleans, Norfolk, Baltimore, New York and Boston.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Operation Sail, Inc. (OpSail) and the U.S. Navy announce the participation of five historic U. S. ports in the 2012 events that will commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the birth of The Star-Spangled Banner. OpSail and the U.S. Navy will bring tall ships, naval vessels and the Blue Angels flight demonstration team to each port city, beginning in New Orleans in May 2012 and ending in Boston on July 4, 2012 in conjunction with the annual Harborfest celebration. Read more... > http://opsail.org/press0103.html