A barque, a brig, and a schooner... walk into a bar

We Protest and We Burn Stuff (Revisited) with Nicolas Hardisty

January 29, 2021 Tall Ships America Season 2 Episode 4
A barque, a brig, and a schooner... walk into a bar
We Protest and We Burn Stuff (Revisited) with Nicolas Hardisty
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A barque, a brig, and a schooner... walk into a bar
We Protest and We Burn Stuff (Revisited) with Nicolas Hardisty
Jan 29, 2021 Season 2 Episode 4
Tall Ships America

In this mini-sode Nic takes a look at Rhode Island's arsonous history in the years leading up to the American Revolution. Nic details a handful of incidents in which Rhode Islanders lashed out against British customs ships by protesting... and burning stuff. The lesser-known Providence Tea Party is discussed as well.

Ships mentioned: HMS Maidstone, HMS St John, HMS Squirrel, HMS Gaspee, Liberty/HMS Liberty

Show Notes

In this mini-sode Nic takes a look at Rhode Island's arsonous history in the years leading up to the American Revolution. Nic details a handful of incidents in which Rhode Islanders lashed out against British customs ships by protesting... and burning stuff. The lesser-known Providence Tea Party is discussed as well.

Ships mentioned: HMS Maidstone, HMS St John, HMS Squirrel, HMS Gaspee, Liberty/HMS Liberty