Keep updated on what's happening at Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island with our news and blog posts.

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 months. UNDERWAY AGAIN! I am beyond thrilled to report that

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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 on how OHPRI and the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry have

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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 advantage as the crew used a pulley system to lift

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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 volunteer days, and our scheduled ramp up for our summer

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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 Regina freshmen and the Rhode Island ship’s educational leadership team

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