Lynx, America's Privateer Coming Home to Rockport
The celebrated War of 1812, twenty-two-foot square top sail schooner the Lynx, “America’s privateer” returns to Rockport. All law-abiding and loyal citizens are urged to be vigilant and alert to the presence on your coast of the fast, and heavily armed clipper schooner Lynx. Join the flotilla as she fires a salute from her main battery of six-pounder carronades upon her grand entrance to Rockport Harbor. The celebrated War of 1812 privateer square top sail schooner has recently arrived on the East Coast from Hawaii and California and is scheduled for a five-year mission along the East Coast of the United States and Canada to participate in the Great Lakes United Tall Ships Challenge Series during the summer of 2010 and then will remain on the East Coast to participate in the celebration of the two hundredth anniversary of the War of 1812.