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USS Constitution Sails Again

- « http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2012/08/19/us-navy-oldest-commissioned-warship-to-sail-to-commemorate-battle/

The USS Constitution, first launced in 1797 and the U.S. Navy’s oldest commissioned warship sailed under its own power today. The last time it sailed itself was in 1881. Other times it has been towed for various displays.

Today marks the 200th anniversary of the Consitution defeating the British frigate HMS Guerriere during the War of 1812.

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