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CONSTITUTION (ex-IX-21) sail frigate

Country of Origin: USA

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 Name            Launched        Ready for Sea       Status
 CONSTITUTION    Oct. 21, 1797   July 20, 1798       Active


The CONSTITUTION is the oldest ship in U.S. Navy and the world still in commission. She was one of six sail frigates authorized by the U.S. Congress in 1794. Designed by Joshua Humphrey's, she was built at the cost of $302,718.84, which included guns and equipment.

She first put to sea on...

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