USS Constitution - Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston
USS Constitution - Cannon closeup
Here is a close up photo of one of the cannons along the gunnery deck. Notice the large rope used to secure the cannon when it fires!
Follow the Freedom Trail to the USS Constitution. Visit the Museum where you can learn so much American History. The Battleship that sailed all over the world and at War.
This World War II destroyer was struck by a kamikaze raid at Okinawa, but it now sits peacefully in the Charlestown Navy Yard and can be toured daily between 10am and 6pm.
Between 1800 and 1974 this navy yard served the US Navy. Today, you can visit the USS Constitution and the USS Cassin Young as well as a few of the buildings in the shipyard.