Wanted: Knowledgeable and eager gunners to join the crew of the
Continental Sloop Providence and its ADOPT A GUN Program.
Don't happen to have a 4 lb. cannon of your own? No implements?
Spouse or partner just doesn't think that it's $2500 well spent?
chance to adopt one of your own at MINIMAL COST!!
Providence carries 5 four-pounders, 1 three-pounder, 8
2 lb swivels, and 1 four-pounder in storage. As a care taker,
· Use of the gun on board the Providence during
· Choice of your own gun crew to operate the gun
· First option on re-enactment sails when re-enactors are
· An official "Gun Caretaker" certificate
· Black powder for training
Your responsibilities include:
· Caring for your gun, its carriage, implements, and gunport
· Exercising your gun during scheduled drill times
· Keeping a team trained and available for educational
The adopt-a-gun program costs $100 to join. This $100 goes directly
into materials needed to care for your gun.
To join, please contact:
Capt. Steve Brown
Continental Sloop Providence
Providence Maritime Heritage Foundation
Providence, RI 02909