Oliver Hazard Perry tall ship will travel to Newport

Rhode Island’s official tall ship will be setting sail soon, but it won’t be going very far.

The Oliver Hazard Perry will travel from Quonset Point to Fort Adams State Park in Newport.

A new business model and leadership team of the ship has reenergized the maritime industry in Rhode Island, making for an exciting upcoming summer in Newport.

The Oliver Hazard Perry was built four years ago as a sailing school vessel when she embarked on her maiden voyage, but now the 200-foot tall ship is back home in Rhode Island where it will stay for good.

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