November 15, 2012
The tall ship Lady Washington, which appeared as Capt. Hook’s ship Jolly Roger in the Oct. 21 episode of the ABC television series “Once Upon a Time,” will visit Redondo Beach for two weeks in November and December
The ship is scheduled to arrive at the Redondo Beach Marina Nov. 21 and offer education programs for students of all ages, public sailings, and walk-on tours.
Launched in 1989, the brig Lady Washington is a replica of one of the first U.S.-flagged ships to explore the west coast of North America. She is 112-feet long and her main mast rises 89 feet from the water.
Lady Washington was featured in the “Once Upon A Time” episode “The Crocodile.” The ship has played roles in several motion pictures, including HMS Interceptor in the 2003’s “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl” and HMS Enterprise in “Star Trek: Generations” in 1994.
Educators are invited to schedule one-hour and three-hour living history programs aboard Lady Washington. Public schools designated Title I are eligible for scholarships that pay 70 percent of the program cost. For information, call the Historical Seaport at (800) 200-5239.
Walk-on tours are self-guided opportunities to visit Lady Washington and speak to her crew, who will be in 18th century costume. An Adventure Sail is a three-hour excursion, during which guests are invited to help raise a sail, sing a sea shanty, and the helm of a real tall ship, conditions permitting. Tickets for Adventure Sails are $39 for all ages. To purchase tickets, visit www.historicalseaport.org or call (800) 200-5239.
Lady Washington will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.
The public schedule for Redondo is:
Nov. 23: Walk-on tours, noon to 5 p.m. No reservation required, but $3 donation requested.
Nov. 24 and 25: Walk-on tours, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. No reservation required, but $3 donation requested.
Nov. 23 and 24: Adventure Sail, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. $39 all ages.
Nov. 27 to 30: Walk-on tours, 4 to 5 p.m. No reservation required, but $3 donation requested.
Dec. 1 and 2: Walk-on tours, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. No reservation required, but $3 donation requested.
Dec. 1 and 2: Adventure Sail, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. $39 all ages.
Dec. 4 and 5: Walk-on tours, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. No reservation required, but $3 donation requested.
- Chula Vista (Lady Washington only): December 7-18.
- Antioch (Hawaiian Chieftain only): December 10-18.
- San Pedro: December 20 to January 1, 2013 (Hawaiian Chieftain after December 23.)
- Newport Beach: January 2-13.
- Long Beach: January 14-16.
- Oxnard: January 17-28.
- Ventura: January 29 to February 11.
- TBD: February 12-18.
- San Francisco: February 23-27.
- Oakland: February 28 to March 6.
- Redwood City: March 7-19.
- Sausalito: March 20 to April 1.
- Bodega Bay: April 2-8.
- Eureka: April 11-17.
- Crescent City: April 19-29
|Lady Washington Statistics|
|Length on deck||67 feet|
|Length on the waterline||72 feet|
|Overall length||112 feet|
|Mast height||89 feet|
|Gross tonnage||99 tons|
|Total sail area||4,442 square feet|
|Rigging||approximately six miles|
|Guns||two three pounder; two swivels aft|