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Posted on: May 13, 2019


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May 13, 2019
Contact: Anjelica Eitel
               Communications & Marketing Coordinator
               410-326-2042 ext. 17


SOLOMONS, MD – May 13, 2019 – Enjoy specialty cruises all summer long aboard the historic Wm. B. Tennison departing from the Calvert Marine Museum. Built in 1899, the Tennison is the only Coast Guard licensed log-hulled, passenger-carrying vessel in the United States. The vessel served as an oyster buyboat until 1978 and has been designated a National Historic landmark. All cruises are open to the public and sold on a first-come, first-serve basis. To purchase tickets, visit  For more information, please contact Melissa McCormick at 410-326-2042, ext. 41 or

Kids’ Pirate Pizza Cruise – Saturday, May 25
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  
Dress like a pirate, eat pizza, and cruise around the Patuxent River aboard the Wm. B. Tennison. Arrrrrrgh!  $15 per person.  Advance registration required by Wednesday, May 22.

Father’s Day Brunch Cruise – Sunday, June 16
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  
Dads love being out on the water – a perfect way to say “You’re the best!”  Adults $30, children 12 and under $15.  Advance registration required by Wednesday, June 12.

Father’s Day Evening Cruise – Sunday, June 16
5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
What dad wouldn’t feel special with this treat? Delectable heavy hors d’ oeuvres served.  Adults $30, children 12 and under $15.  Advance registration required by Wednesday, June 12.

Fireworks Cruise – Thursday, July 4
8:00 p.m. ‘til . . .
Come aboard for the best view in town! Bring a picnic basket, if you like, with your favorite food and libations. $35 per person. Children 7 and over are welcome. Rain date is Friday, July 5. Refunds will be available if fireworks are cancelled on this date as well. Advance registration required by Friday, June 28.

Wm. B. Tennison photo attached.


Explore how the prehistoric past, natural environments, and maritime heritage come to life and tell a unique story of the Chesapeake Bay. The Calvert Marine Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Admission is $9.00 for adults; $7.00 for seniors, military with valid I.D, AAA and AARP members; $4.00 for children ages 5 - 12; children under 5 and museum members are admitted free. For more information about the museum, upcoming events, or membership, visit the website at or call 410-326-2042. Follow us on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter.

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