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American Greatest Ship USS Constitution

April 7, 2015

The U.S.S. Constitution, a three-mast frigate, is the world’s oldest commissioned warship. Built primarily with dense southern live oak, its hull was 21 inches thick in an era when 18 inches was common. 116 more words

Famous Ships

USS Constitution Commemorates 200th Anniversary of Dual Victory over Royal Navy

CHARLESTOWN, Mass. (NNS) — The crew of USS Constitution commemorated the bicentennial of Old Ironsides’ final battle during the War of 1812, her unprecedented dual-victory over Royal Navy ships HMS Cyane and HMS Levant, on Friday, Feb. 802 more words

Bordentown, POSTCARD HISTORY SERIES

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In case you didn’t know…..the latest book on Bordentown (NJ) from Arcadia Publishing is a postcard book. It’s full of pictures of the postcards printed about Bordentown for over 100 years. 105 more words

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On our way to Boston. Day Eight Boston MA.

Hay we are actuality going into the city of Boston today. We picked up our tour guide and started driving around Boston while he told us about t… 232 more words

My Thoughts And Memories

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. 290 more words

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