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The Greatest Naval Battles of All Time

I consider myself to be a naval historian, which means I prefer the smell of the ocean over a spring or summer morning in the midwest.   831 more words

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The USS Constitution is a 44 gun, 3 mast, wooden frigate docked in the Charlestown Naval Yard in Boston. She was launched in 1797 and is nick-named Old Ironside for defeating 5 British War Ships. 47 more words

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Last Commissioned Warship Old Ironsides

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

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Five Short Trips You Can Make Now

A change is as good as a rest.
– Proverb

Sometimes the urge to travel is strong but the time just isn’t available. The solution is a brief trip to someplace which is significantly different from home.

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Extra! Extra! Visit Boston

Boston has been in the news a lot this winter because of all the snow the city received. A long time ago, when the United States was just a bunch of disjointed colonies, Boston was also in the news a lot, but for very different reasons. 366 more words

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Aboard that ship...

Finally, the exorbitant taxes that we have been paying have started doing something good for us. We discovered that our local library gave us free/subsidized museum passes for almost thirty museums and other interesting places in and around Boston. 793 more words

August 3. 2002 (Week # 1)

Day #3 (Massachusetts)

Our friends had lots of fun things planned for us, and first up was a trip to Boston to visit the USS Constitution Museum. 77 more words

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