The Fort McHenry Guards marched in the colors at the beginning of the ceremony to announce the Star-Spangled Sailabration. Gov. Martin O'Malley, Baltimore mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Jose Fuentes, Chairman Operation Sail, and U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Bill Moran jointly announced the Star-Spangled Sailabration at the Inner Harbor. Maryland Star-Spangled 200 will take place on June 13-19, 2012 in the Inner Harbor and the Chesapeake Bay.
Baltimore Sun photo by Kenneth K. Lam