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SHAKO: "Old Ironsides" Last Voyage -- for Now

Heading to Dry Dock.

The oldest commissioned vessel in the U.S. Navy —  USS Constitution, better known as “Old Ironsides  — is heading for dry dock soon for several years of repairs and renovations. 403 more words

National Security And Defense

USS Constitution Takes Final Trip Around Boston Harbor Until 2018

BOSTON (AP) — The USS Constitution took one last spin in Boston Harbor before it heads to dry dock for a three-year restoration project.

The world’s oldest commissioned warship still afloat left its berth at the Charlestown Navy Yard with about 500 invited guests Friday morning. 294 more words

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The Freedom Trail Part #7 - USS Constitution and Charlestown Navy Yard - Boston, MA

For Part #6, click here

The last stop along the Freedom Trail is the USS Constitution at the Charlestown Navy Yard.  Although all of our feet were absolutely screaming at this point, we were still super excited and upbeat.   194 more words

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Rebel Treasure thirteenth post

ON THE USS CONSTITUTION – QUARTERDECK
LT. UPSHUR, a naval officer of 20 years, turns his eagle gaze from the work party to the approaching midshipman. 408 more words

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ON THE USS CONSTITUTION – THE MAIN TRUCK
Fifty feet up on the main mast, Lon drapes his chest over the furled mainsail while walking the footrope that sways beneath it. 714 more words

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INT. SLIDELL RANCH HOUSE – KITCHEN
Mrs. Slidell and Morgan are holding an intense council over the table piled high with treasure.

MRS. SLIDELL
You’re going to do it, and like it. 209 more words

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