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USS Constitution To Be Dry Docked For Renovations

BOSTON (CBS) – The USS Constitution, the nation’s oldest commissioned Navy warship, will be undergoing significant restorations starting Monday.

A dry dock at Charlestown Navy Yard, where the ship is housed, will be flooded Sunday morning at 8. 119 more words

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A Golden Princess appearance...

A princess was born last week in Great Britain! And then another princess was just getting retouched here in San Francisco. 58 more words

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Dry Dock 1 Time-lapse, May 2015

In May 2015, Naval History & Heritage Command Detachment Boston craftspeople installed USS Constitution‘s keel blocks and haul blocks in Dry Dock 1, Charlestown Navy Yard. 21 more words

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History of Dry Dock 1, Charlestown Navy Yard: An Overview

Before dry docks came into use in the late 15th century in England, the only way to service a ship’s hull was to “careen” it—heave it over on its side, still floating, or laying in the mud at low tide. 547 more words

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Buildings at Risk Register - Govan Graving Docks #SaveGovanDocks

This is the description of Govan Graving Docks from the Buildings at Risk Register for Scotland (bold text added for emphasis):

An outstanding graving dock complex…

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USS Constitution To Be Dry Docked For Major Restoration

CHARLESTOWN (CBS) — The nation’s oldest commissioned Navy warship is getting a facelift.

The U.S.S. Constitution, which is housed at the Charlestown Navy Yard, will be dry docked on May 18 to undergo major restorations. 90 more words

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Capturing The Bubbles

There isn’t much I enjoy more than a nice cold beer on a hot day. There is just something so refreshing and relaxing about it. The moment practically begs you to ponder the universe and your place in it. 154 more words

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