News Release, Calvert Marine Museum

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.

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