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Naval History and Heritage Command

Cleaning the Salute Cannon (USS Constitution October 2014)

A sailor is seated on a cannon carriage cleaning the cannon with old and new equipment around him
Description: Painting, Acrylic on Canvas Board; by Kristopher John Battles; 2015; Framed Dimensions 12H X 11W
Accession #: 2015-011-04
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While seated on the cannon carriage with a variety of antique and modern tools, including the safety googles on his head, a sailor dressed in his 1813 pattern uniform aboard USS Constitution cleans the dismantled salute cannon, fired only moments earlier during its turnaround cruise on October 14, 2014.

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