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A Piece of American History

I strolled around Charlestown, Massachusetts last Sunday. It’s a historic town of only one square mile directly north of downtown Boston. Most notably, it’s where the the USS… 148 more words

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USS Constitution To Be Dry Docked For Renovations

BOSTON (CBS) – The USS Constitution, the nation’s oldest commissioned Navy warship, will be undergoing significant restorations starting Monday.

A dry dock at Charlestown Navy Yard, where the ship is housed, will be flooded Sunday morning at 8. 119 more words


USS Constitution To Be Dry Docked For Major Restoration

CHARLESTOWN (CBS) — The nation’s oldest commissioned Navy warship is getting a facelift.

The U.S.S. Constitution, which is housed at the Charlestown Navy Yard, will be dry docked on May 18 to undergo major restorations. 90 more words


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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