Wayne Sterling (from left) and his wife, Phyllis, both of Bridgeville, Del., and John Elliott of Queenstown, Md., watch June 13, 2012, through binoculars as tall ships pass under the Chesapeake Bay Bridge en route to the Inner Harbor in Baltimore for a bicentennial commemoration of the War of 1812. The week-long "Star-Spangled Sailabration" includes free tours of the ships, waterside festivities, an air show featuring the Blue Angels and the world premiere of "Overture for 2012," composed by Philip Glass. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Photo by: ANDREW HARNIK

Wayne Sterling (from left) and his wife, Phyllis, both of Bridgeville, Del., and John Elliott of Queenstown, Md., watch June 13, 2012, through binoculars as tall ships pass under the Chesapeake Bay Bridge en route to the Inner Harbor in Baltimore for a bicentennial commemoration of the War of 1812. The week-long "Star-Spangled Sailabration" includes free tours of the ships, waterside festivities, an air show featuring the Blue Angels and the world premiere of "Overture for 2012," composed by Philip Glass. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)