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We Have Struck our Flag...

Captain Isaac Hull ordered extra sail… and the USS Constitution ran down the HMS Guerriere.  Broadsides were exchanged, and in 15 minutes, the engagement was over.  166 more words

History

History:Medalist Marion Jones--And Banned Performance Drugs

It was on this day that the highly celebrated track star Marion Jones was accused in a newspaper article of taking banned performance drugs during a competition season. 99 more words

Shows

What Happened on August 19th - Old Ironsides

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

History

Woody Report From A Far #3

Woody Report From A Far #3

My cub reporter sames to have reverted to his past – the latest trip report is all sail & even a steel one, I have sent a strongly worded note reminding him his lavish retainer is based on a supply of wooden motor boat articles :-) 92 more words

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WE SALUTE: Petty Officer 2nd Class Joshua Zamora of Houston

(BOSTON) — A 2009 Humble High School graduate from Houston is part of a hand-picked Navy crew serving on the world’s oldest commissioned warship afloat, the USS Constitution. 377 more words

Saluting Our Local Military

Fun With Family!

I apologize for the recent lack of reviews, but that will be rectified shortly.  Meanwhile, I will give you a glimpse into the fun my husband and I had with our oldest son and his family. 278 more words

Boston

7/25/14 Friday in Rochester, MA (Gateway To Cape Cod-TT/OW)

Last night we told our neighbors (Gloria/Ron) that we were going to Boston today. Our purpose this time was to enjoy parts we’d missed at a more leisurely pace. 1,270 more words

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