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S.S. John W. Brown

Baltimore, MD
+1 410-558-0164
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Much Better Than Expected

On Saturday, my husband and I took a cruise from the port of Baltimore to just past Annapolis and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Washington, DC
A great piece of history hidden under your nose

I've visited the SS John W. Brown twice now, and learned so much each time that I want to go back... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
Baltimore, MD
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One of three remaining Liberty Ships, the S.S. John Brown is open for tours by advance reservation.
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Baltimore, MD
+1 410-558-0164
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

Thank JackRussellTerrier
Reviewed 17 July 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

Thank Winecharmer
Reviewed 1 February 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.

Thank Dawn R
Reviewed 31 May 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

Thank NUHusker
Reviewed 26 May 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

Thank d1deleonrn
Reviewed 3 February 2015

great ship to tour with a little background on wwII and ship building in baltimore. the ships that won the war.

Thank robpb
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Once in a lifetime experience for me. Oct 31 2014 my union MEBA Calhoon school send us up to the John Brown for midnight light off. One of the last 2 Liberty ships that still run! (2700 built during WWII 229 sank) We were so...More

Thank Frederick O
Reviewed 2 October 2014

My husband was a H.S. Student on the John W. Brown in the early 60's in NYC. This was an awesome experience for him and well as for myself. Brought back so many memories. Ray, who toured us around the ship, was the most dedicated...More

1  Thank Joyce1228
Reviewed 21 September 2014

My grandfather was a merchant marine and worked on a liberty ship. He wanted to visit and show me the jobs he used to do. We had a great time and I learned alot about him and his military experience that day. The weather was...More

Thank dennis1980
Reviewed 8 September 2014

The idea of the Living History Cruise aboard the John W Brown is to give the passengers a taste of what it was like for the sailors on board the Liberty ships crossing the Atlantic Ocean in 1944. These ships carried troops and much needed...More

Thank Sabrina R
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