CPO Heritage
Aboard USS Constitution
Once a year, a few CPO selectees live aboard USS Constitution and perform various historical tasks. Known as "Constitution Heritage Week,” it’s a unique opportunity to experience U.S. Navy history and tradition firsthand. Watch as CPO selectees explain what it's like to work on the oldest commissioned warship afloat!
CPO Heritage
Aboard USS Constitution
Once a year, a few CPO selectees live aboard USS Constitution and perform various historical tasks. Known as "Constitution Heritage Week,” it’s a unique opportunity to experience U.S. Navy history and tradition firsthand. Watch as CPO selectees explain what it's like to work on the oldest commissioned warship afloat!
Resources for
Navy Veterans
Locate records related to military service, photos, deck logs, ship histories, and more.
Resources for
Navy Veterans
Locate records related to military service, photos, deck logs, ship histories, and more.
SEPTEMBER
20
1942 - During World War II, the U.S. Naval Operating Base at Auckland, New Zealand, is established.
Find
Ship Histories
Compiled like an encyclopedia, the <a href="https://www.history.navy.mil/research/histories/ship-histories/danfs.html">Dictionary of American Fighting Ships (DANFS)</a> is an historical listing of U.S. naval ships. Click the Explore button below to learn about the DANFS ship of the week, Duncan I (Destroyer No. 46).
Find
Ship Histories
Compiled like an encyclopedia, the Dictionary of American Fighting Ships (DANFS) is an historical listing of U.S. naval ships. Click the Explore button below to learn about the DANFS ship of the week, Duncan I (Destroyer No. 46).
In the Library:
Hurricanes and War
Documents on the effects of hurricanes on naval operations during the War of 1812.
In the Library:
Hurricanes and War
Documents on the effects of hurricanes on naval operations during the War of 1812.
Check Out
Art Exhibits
From undersea to outer space, follow the Navy through history with highlights from our art collection.
Check Out
Art Exhibits
From undersea to outer space, follow the Navy through history with highlights from our art collection.
Learn About the
Ship of State
Did you know USS Constitution is crewed by active-duty U.S. Navy Sailors who share her story with     visitors from around the world? Explore her history here!
Learn About the
Ship of State
Did you know USS Constitution is crewed by active-duty U.S. Navy Sailors who share her story with visitors from around the world? Explore her history here!
Research
Archival Records
Interested in the Navy's operational history? Learn about our Archives' holdings of records and personal papers.
Research
Archival Records
Interested in the Navy's operational history? Learn about our Archives' holdings of records and personal papers.
View
Historic Photos
Find images from throughout naval history in our growing online photo collection.
View
Historic Photos
Find images from throughout naval history in our growing online photo collection.