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One of three remaining Liberty Ships, the S.S. John Brown is open for tours by advance reservation.
Baltimore, MD
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

I got to do the coolest thing with my daughter! You may recognize the SS John W Brown ship which is docked on Clinton St in Canton. It's a WW2 era troop ship.....an authentic steam ship....one of only 2 in this country. You can go...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank jspiccioli
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Spent yesterday with family cruising the Chesapeake Bay on one of just two intact WWII “Liberty” ships. Based out of Baltimore, the SS John W Brown is open for in-port tours a couple days each week, but these cruises occur only once or twice a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Chris T
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Took the trip to Cambridge with return by bus..Very few people were on it. Lots of room to move around . Super friendly staff to answer all your questions. We got breakfast, lunch and dinner. Free parking at terminal. They have a raffle to steer...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cody2012
Reviewed June 10, 2018

A truly unique experience as you step on board it is 1944. I met President Roosevelt, Rosie the Riveter and experienced America's Sweethearts performing Andrew Sisters songs flawlessly. We were buzzed by WWII vintage aircraft. The SS John W. Brown is the remaining operating Liberty...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank SunsetLaker
Reviewed October 29, 2017

I was fortunate enough to go on board while she was alongside at Fells Point for her 75th. Anniversary. It was a superb visit. The tour with one of the volunteers was interesting and as an ex Merchant Navy person myself we quickly bonded and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank William W
Reviewed September 13, 2017

On Saturday, my husband and I took a cruise from the port of Baltimore to just past Annapolis and back to do some research for a book I am writing. We both thought that we would take a tour, get a sense of the atmosphere...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank JackRussellTerrier
Reviewed July 17, 2017

I've visited the SS John W. Brown twice now, and learned so much each time that I want to go back for more. The ship has an amazing history and just as amazing people taking wonderful care of it. There are countless decks and rooms...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Winecharmer
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Fun place to visit and volunteer. You learn so much and you are there preserving history. Its a wonderful sound to hear when the engine is up and running. If ever in Baltimore stop by and visit. No admission fee, donations are accepted.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Dawn R
Reviewed May 31, 2016

I would highly recommend this cruise to everyone school-age or above! It is a fantastic opportunity to get face to face with what our soldiers and sailors experienced during WWII. The ship was used then to haul cargo, soldiers, tanks, jeeps and supplies all over...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank NUHusker
Reviewed May 26, 2016

Norfolk Cruise. My wife and I enjoyed the cruise immensely. The weather was chilly and overcast especially for the end of May, but the amount of information and attention to detail that all the crew and volunteers exhibited was greatly appreciated. There where over 400...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank d1deleonrn
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