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WELCOME TO DETACHMENT BOSTON

The Naval History & Heritage Command (NHHC) is the official history program of the Department of the Navy. The mission of NHHC Detachment Boston is to perform all restoration work on USS Constitution, ensuring that historic requirements of the ship are as close to the 1812 configuration as practicable.


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USS CONSTITUTION VIRTUAL TOUR

To commemorate USS Constitution and the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, for the first time in her history, we are proud to offer a Virtual Tour of this historic ship.
Come aboard and explore!
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1812 COMMEMORATIONS


War of 1812 Daily History

What happened 200 years ago today? >>View



LEARNING & FUN


Learning and Having Fun



OUR 1812 PARTNERS


War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemorations

USS Constitution

USS Constitution Museum

National Park Service War of 1812 Links and Resources

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SHIP HISTORY HIGHLIGHTS

Early Restoration History
This section documents the early restorations which were instumental in allowing Constitution to survive.
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1992 Restoration History
This section documents the 1992 restoration in the Charlestown Navy Yard.
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Caulking of the deck 2007-2010 Restoration History
View images of USS Constitution's recent restoration.
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USS Constitution in Malta USS Constitution Through the Centuries
A collection of USS Constitution images.
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U.S. NAVY MUSEUMS

NHHC Detachment Boston
USS Constitution
Building 24, BNHP
Charlestown Navy Yard
Charelstown, MA 02129