USS Constitution In Boston - The Oldest Warship
Enjoy an interactive experience and take a fascinating journey back to key colonial conflicts, when you tour the U.S.S. Constitution in Boston. First launched in 1797, the U.S.S. Constitution is a three-masted, wooden-hulled heavy frigate that played a central role in important maritime battles. Dubbed "Old Ironsides," the ship gained much of its fame after defeating five British warships and capturing merchant ships during the War of 1812. Located in on Boston's Freedom Trail, in the Charleston Navy Yard, the U.S.S. Constitution offers two historic ships, interactive exhibits, and hands-on programs that spark the imagination. Explore maritime heritage on the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world.