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This Day In History, July 28th, 2022 – "U.S.S. Constellation"

July 28, 2022
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This Day In History, July 28th, 2022 – "U.S.S. Constellation"
Show Notes

It was just 167 years ago today, July 28, 1855 when the second U.S.S. Constellation was commissioned into the U.S. Navy. Now, why is this ship so deserving of our attention? Well, the Navy didn’t know it then, but the Constellation ended up being our last sail-powered ship built. With technology improving, the rest of American ships would have engines and a screw (propeller) with it, though many still had sails as well. What’s also cool about the Constellation, is that is it still around today, a living history of great American Seamanship. Located in Baltimore, the ship many not...

 

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