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The warm summer days in the Charlestown Navy Yard are a boon for USS Constitution‘s current restoration in Dry Dock 1. The NavalRead more
Heigh, my hearts! cheerly, cheerly, my hearts! yare, yare! Take in the topsail. Tend to the master’s whistle. Blow, till thouRead more
USS Constitution sailed into fame and earned the nickname “Old Ironsides” in her War of 1812 battle against HMS Guerriere. During those 35 minutes of intenseRead more
As we’ve said before, we love to put a face to a name. A recently acquired collection of portraits allows us toRead more
“[Our frigates] should combine such qualities of strength, durability, swiftness of sailing, and force, as to render them equal, if not superior, toRead more
From Hemp and Flax may Canvas Sails And Ropes be drawn, that seldom fails, In stormy Winds, to act their Part, If twisted well by humanRead more
USS Constitution has four complete decks–spar, gun, berth, and orlop–that combine to make her about the height of a four-story building. The spar deck,Read more
Unlike the well-known furry variety, USS Constitution‘s many mouses are lumps of line and canvas built up on the outside of the diagonalRead more
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