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A worker removes some of the copper sheathing from the sternpost of the 44-gun sail frigate USS CONSTITUTION in a dry dock at the Charleston Memorial Shipyard. The ship is being prepared for its bicentennial celebration in 1997-1998. The CONSTITUTION was launched on October 21, 1797, and is the oldest ship remaining on the Navy List. The ship's rudder has been removed

A worker removes some of the copper sheathing from the sternpost of the 44-gun sail frigate USS CONSTITUTION in a dry dock at the Charleston Memorial Shipyard. The ship is being prepared for its bicentennial celebration in 1997-1998. The CONSTITUTION was launched on October 21, 1797, and is the oldest ship remaining on the Navy List. The ship's rudder has been removed

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The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Base: Boston

State: Massachusetts (MA)

Country: United States Of America (USA)

Scene Camera Operator: CMDR John Charles Roach, Usnr

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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25/09/1992
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