September 2020 View from the Quarterdeck

Ahoy Shipmates, It is hard to believe that we are well into September, with students “returning” to school, be it virtually or in person. There is a chill to the air as I write to you, and I am bundled up in my OHP sweatshirt for the first time in

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August 2020 View from the Quarterdeck

Hello, friends. I hope that this letter finds you safe and in good health as COVID-19 continues to rage across the country. It has been a number of months since I last wrote to you, and thought that I would take a few moments to bring you up to date

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OHPRI and Thompson Middle School Collaboration

SCIENCE STUDENTS ATTEND VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP On May 29, 2020, 8th grade students at Newport’s Thompson Middle School tuned in to a webinar aboard SSV Oliver Hazard Perry. Along with Dan O’Connor, our program director, and our crew Miranda, Eric, and Jackson, students learned about about simple machines and mechanical

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Education Goes Virtual at OHPRI

AT OLIVER HAZARD PERRY RHODE ISLAND, WE’RE BRINGING THE SHIP TO YOU ONLINE As social distancing becomes the norm across Rhode Island and the country, the staff at Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island are safe sheltering at home or aboard ship. Although we haven’t been able to hold tours and

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Salve Regina University and OHPRI host virtual seminar

With on-ship seminar plans run aground by coronavirus, Salve students and Oliver Hazard Perry chart a virtual solution NEWPORT, R.I. – Their original plans to climb aboard the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry Tall Ship for an interactive lesson on creativity were cast away by the coronavirus outbreak, but 22 Salve

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DON’T GIVE UP THE SHIP!

  Dear Shipmates, Nearly a week has elapsed since I last wrote to you to discuss our response to COVID-19 and its impact on Rhode Island’s official tall ship OLIVER HAZARD PERRY. It is clear that the proverbial storm we are in is intensifying and we need to work together

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COVID-19 STATEMENT FROM OLIVER HAZARD PERRY RHODE ISLAND

Dear Shipmates, With the ever-increasing impact of COVID-19 within our country and specifically here in Rhode Island, I wanted to take a moment to share with you the efforts that we have taken to contribute to our community’s response to this disease. Aboard the SSV OLIVER HAZARD PERRY, we have

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