USS Constitution Museum

http://www.ussconstitutionmuseum.org
Description:

USS CONSTITUTION was developed and built in response to the threat of Barbary corsairs, which threatened American merchant shipping off northern coast of Africa. Following the American Revolution, the United States' Continental Navy and disbanded, leaving the new nation without a credible seapower to defend its interests abroad. Signed into law on March 27, 1794 by President George Washington, the Naval Armament Act called for the construction of six frigates, to be built at shipyards along the eastern seaboard. The 44-gun USS CONSTITUTION, built in Boston, was launched on Oct. 21, 1797.

Location:
Charlestown Navy Yard
5th Street and 1st Avenue

Charlestown, MA

02129
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Phone Number:
(617) 426-1812
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