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The deeper one digs into the origins of the frigate Constitution, the more one is struck by a glaring absence in theRead more
Since the summer of 2015, Naval History & Heritage Command Detachment Boston ship restorers and riggers have been working off and onRead more
May 18, 2016 marked the one year anniversary of USS Constitution entering Dry Dock 1 of the Charlestown Navy Yard for restoration.Read more
In many ways, Lewis Ashfield Kimberly’s career in the US Navy followed an ideal trajectory. Born in Troy, New York, in 1830,Read more
This is Part II of a short series on artistic renderings of USS Constitution. Part I can be found here. * Read more
There is no doubt that a sailor on board a ship like Constitution lived a hard life. His daily duties put hisRead more
USS Constitution‘s storied career has been depicted by artists for over three centuries. Most artistic images of “Old Ironsides” reflect her moments inRead more
As the museum’s newest exhibit nears completion, we can sit back and think about some of the effort that went into tellingRead more
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