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Re: I saw the USS Constitution under sail!
Once a year they take her out and turn her around so that the sun doesn't fade one side unevenly. You got lucky to see it happen.
Nice ship, but I am a little disappointed that she is only about 15% original... she has been refitted so much that only the keel is original to her.
You live for 200 years..,(btw..hope ya' do but it's not likely) and see how many original parts YOU still have in YOU...
I will add that I am glad the Old girl got some sail up....
I got to tour her back in '06...glad she's still with us...
Last edited by souljour2000; 08-23-2012 at 11:07 PM.