On August 19, 1812 during the War of 1812, the U.S. Navy frigate Constitution defeats the British frigate Guerrière in a furious engagement off the coast of Nova Scotia. 693 more words
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BOSTON (CBS) – An approaching tropical storm was unable to move one annual Fourth of July tradition in Boston.
The USS Constitution made its annual turnaround cruise Friday morning from its Charlestown berth to Castle Island in South Boston where it exchanged a 21-gun salute with a battery at Fort Independence. 247 more words