20 August 2012

USS Constitution Sets Sail

Commemorating the 200th anniversary of a victory in the War of 1812, the USS Constitution sets sail under her own power in Boston.

CHARLESTOWN, Mass (Aug. 19, 2012) The world's oldest commissioned warship, USS Constitution, sails under her own power. This is only the second time in 131 years traveling without help. The last time Constitution sailed was 1997. This exercise commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Constitution's victory over the British frigate Guerriere during the War of 1812. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Andrew Meyers/ Released)

By: Brant

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