Free Navy Events for the general public during Harborfest/July 4th

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USS Constitution

Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston National Historical Park

Free general public visiting. USS Constitution, the world's oldest commissioned warship afloat, actively defended sea lanes against global threats from 1797 to 1855. Now a featured destination on Boston's Freedom Trail, Constitution and her crew of U.S. Navy Sailors offer community outreach and education about the ship's history and the importance of naval seapower to more than 500,000 visitors each year. This is the last summer you can see Old Ironsides pier side until 2018, as she is scheduled to enter a three-year dry dock availability in early 2015 for restoration work in Charlestown Navy Yard.

http://www.history.navy.mil/ussconstitution/index.html

https://www.facebook.com/ussconstitutionofficial

 

 

Saturday, July 5

 

8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

USS Oak Hill (LSD 51)

Boston Marine Terminal, Fid Kennedy Avenue, South Boston

 

Free general public visiting. This amphibious assault ship with a crew of over 300 is homeported at the Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, in Virginia Beach, Va. Commissioned on June 8, 1996; she is able to carry more than 400 combat-ready Marines, approximately 40 vehicles and 40,000 cubic feet of cargo and equipment, which can be transported by both helicopter and landing craft. The 16,400-ton ship is 609 feet long and 84 feet wide, has a top speed in excess of 20 knots.

http://www.oak-hill.navy.mil/

https://www.facebook.com/ussoakhill

 

Date: Saturday, July 5

Time – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.         

USS Constitution

Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston National Historical Park

 

Free general public visiting. USS Constitution, the world's oldest commissioned warship afloat, actively defended sea lanes against global threats from 1797 to 1855. Now a featured destination on Boston's Freedom Trail, Constitution and her crew of U.S. Navy Sailors offer community outreach and education about the ship's history and the importance of naval seapower to more than 500,000 visitors each year. This is the last summer you can see Old Ironsides pier side until 2018, as she is scheduled to enter a three-year dry dock availability in early 2015 for restoration work in Charlestown Navy Yard.

http://www.history.navy.mil/ussconstitution/index.html

https://www.facebook.com/ussconstitutionofficial

 

Sunday, July 6

 

8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

USS Oak Hill (LSD 51)

Boston Marine Terminal, Fid Kennedy Avenue, South Boston

 

Free general public visiting. Description: Free general public visiting. This amphibious assault ship with a crew of over 300 is homeported at the Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, in Virginia Beach, Va. Commissioned on June 8, 1996; she is able to carry more than 400 combat-ready Marines, approximately 40 vehicles and 40,000 cubic feet of cargo and equipment, which can be transported by both helicopter and landing craft. The 16,400-ton ship is 609 feet long and 84 feet wide, has a top speed in excess of 20 knots.

http://www.oak-hill.navy.mil/

https://www.facebook.com/ussoakhill

 

Navy Office of Community Outreach – Boston

MEDIA RELEASE

For Immediate Release                                                                                  June 23, 2014

 

Free Navy Events for the general publicduring Harborfest/July 4th

 

Tuesday, July 1

 

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.         

USS Constitution

Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston National Historical Park

 

Free general public visiting. USS Constitution, the world's oldest commissioned warship afloat, actively defended sea lanes against global threats from 1797 to 1855. Now a featured destination on Boston's Freedom Trail, Constitution and her crew of U.S. Navy Sailors offer community outreach and education about the ship's history and the importance of naval seapower to more than 500,000 visitors each year. This is the last summer you can see Old Ironsides pier side until 2018, as she is scheduled to enter a three-year dry dock availability in early 2015 for restoration work in Charlestown Navy Yard.

http://www.history.navy.mil/ussconstitution/index.html

https://www.facebook.com/ussconstitutionofficial

 

 

Wednesday, July 2

 

8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

USS Oak Hill (LSD 51)

Boston Marine Terminal, Fid Kennedy Avenue, South Boston

 

Free general public visiting. This amphibious assault ship with a crew of over 300 is homeported at the Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, in Virginia Beach, Va. Commissioned on June 8, 1996; she is able to carry more than 400 combat-ready Marines, approximately 40 vehicles and 40,000 cubic feet of cargo and equipment, which can be transported by both helicopter and landing craft. The 16,400-ton ship is 609 feet long and 84 feet wide, has a top speed in excess of 20 knots.

http://www.oak-hill.navy.mil/

https://www.facebook.com/ussoakhill

 

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.         

USS Constitution

Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston National Historical Park

 

Free general public visiting. USS Constitution, the world's oldest commissioned warship afloat, actively defended sea lanes against global threats from 1797 to 1855. Now a featured destination on Boston's Freedom Trail, Constitution and her crew of U.S. Navy Sailors offer community outreach and education about the ship's history and the importance of naval seapower to more than 500,000 visitors each year. This is the last summer you can see Old Ironsides pier side until 2018, as she is scheduled to enter a three-year dry dock availability in early 2015 for restoration work in Charlestown Navy Yard.

http://www.history.navy.mil/ussconstitution/index.html

https://www.facebook.com/ussconstitutionofficial

 

11 a.m. , 1 p.m., & 3 p.m.

USS Constitution

Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston National Historical Park

 

Gun and Boarding Pike Drills. Watch USS Constitution active duty U.S. Navy Sailors perform authentic War of 1812-era boarding pike drills and gun drills using one of Constitution’s replica 24-pound long guns in Charlestown Navy Yard!

http://www.history.navy.mil/ussconstitution/index.html

https://www.facebook.com/ussconstitutionofficial

 

11:45 a.m.

 

Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Navy Band Northeast contemporary rock band ‘Rhode Island Sound’ plays at the 33rd Annual Harborfest Opening ceremony.

 

Thursday, July 3

 

8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

USS Oak Hill (LSD 51)

Boston Marine Terminal, Fid Kennedy Avenue, South Boston

 

Free general public visiting. Description: Free general public visiting. This amphibious assault ship with a crew of over 300 is homeported at the Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, in Virginia Beach, Va. Commissioned on June 8, 1996; she is able to carry more than 400 combat-ready Marines, approximately 40 vehicles and 40,000 cubic feet of cargo and equipment, which can be transported by both helicopter and landing craft. The 16,400-ton ship is 609 feet long and 84 feet wide, has a top speed in excess of 20 knots.

http://www.oak-hill.navy.mil/

https://www.facebook.com/ussoakhill

 

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.         

USS Constitution

Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston National Historical Park

 

Free general public visiting. USS Constitution, the world's oldest commissioned warship afloat, actively defended sea lanes against global threats from 1797 to 1855. Now a featured destination on Boston's Freedom Trail, Constitution and her crew of U.S. Navy Sailors offer community outreach and education about the ship's history and the importance of naval seapower to more than 500,000 visitors each year. This is the last summer you can see Old Ironsides pier side until 2018, as she is scheduled to enter a three-year dry dock availability in early 2015 for restoration work in Charlestown Navy Yard.

http://www.history.navy.mil/ussconstitution/index.html

https://www.facebook.com/ussconstitutionofficial

 

11 a.m. , 1 p.m., & 3 p.m.

USS Constitution

Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston National Historical Park

Description: Gun and Boarding Pike Drills. Watch USS Constitution active duty U.S. Navy Sailors perform authentic War of 1812-era boarding pike drills and gun drills using one of Constitution’s replica 24-pound long guns in Charlestown Navy Yard!

http://www.history.navy.mil/ussconstitution/index.html

https://www.facebook.com/ussconstitutionofficial

 

Friday, July 4

 

8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

USS Oak Hill (LSD 51)

Boston Marine Terminal, Fid Kennedy Avenue, South Boston

 

Free general public visiting. This amphibious assault ship with a crew of over 300 is homeported at the Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, in Virginia Beach, Va. Commissioned on June 8, 1996; she is able to carry more than 400 combat-ready Marines, approximately 40 vehicles and 40,000 cubic feet of cargo and equipment, which can be transported by both helicopter and landing craft. The 16,400-ton ship is 609 feet long and 84 feet wide, has a top speed in excess of 20 knots.

http://www.oak-hill.navy.mil/

https://www.facebook.com/ussoakhill

 

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.         

USS Constitution

Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston National Historical Park

 

USS Constitution underway demonstration out to Castle Island, South Boston with a 21-gun salute near Fort Independence (approx. 11 a.m.) followed by a 17-gun salute at the Coast Guard Station (approx.. noon) before returning to the Charlestown Navy Yard. This is the final July 4 Boston harbor cruise for Old

 

Ironsides until 2018, as she is scheduled to enter a three-year dry dock availability in early 2015 for restoration work in Charlestown Navy Yard.

http://www.history.navy.mil/ussconstitution/index.html

https://www.facebook.com/ussconstitutionofficial

 

4 – 6 p.m.       

USS Constitution

Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston National Historical Park

 

Free general public visiting. USS Constitution, the world's oldest commissioned warship afloat, actively defended sea lanes against global threats from 1797 to 1855. Now a featured destination on Boston's Freedom Trail, Constitution and her crew of U.S. Navy Sailors offer community outreach and education about the ship's history and the importance of naval seapower to more than 500,000 visitors each year. This is the last summer you can see Old Ironsides pier side until 2018, as she is scheduled to enter a three-year dry dock availability in early 2015 for restoration work in Charlestown Navy Yard.

http://www.history.navy.mil/ussconstitution/index.html

https://www.facebook.com/ussconstitutionofficial

 

 

Saturday, July 5

 

8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

USS Oak Hill (LSD 51)

Boston Marine Terminal, Fid Kennedy Avenue, South Boston

 

Free general public visiting. This amphibious assault ship with a crew of over 300 is homeported at the Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, in Virginia Beach, Va. Commissioned on June 8, 1996; she is able to carry more than 400 combat-ready Marines, approximately 40 vehicles and 40,000 cubic feet of cargo and equipment, which can be transported by both helicopter and landing craft. The 16,400-ton ship is 609 feet long and 84 feet wide, has a top speed in excess of 20 knots.

http://www.oak-hill.navy.mil/

https://www.facebook.com/ussoakhill

 

Date: Saturday, July 5

Time – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.         

USS Constitution

Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston National Historical Park

 

Free general public visiting. USS Constitution, the world's oldest commissioned warship afloat, actively defended sea lanes against global threats from 1797 to 1855. Now a featured destination on Boston's Freedom Trail, Constitution and her crew of U.S. Navy Sailors offer community outreach and education about the ship's history and the importance of naval seapower to more than 500,000 visitors each year. This is the last summer you can see Old Ironsides pier side until 2018, as she is scheduled to enter a three-year dry dock availability in early 2015 for restoration work in Charlestown Navy Yard.

http://www.history.navy.mil/ussconstitution/index.html

https://www.facebook.com/ussconstitutionofficial

 

Sunday, July 6

 

8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

USS Oak Hill (LSD 51)

Boston Marine Terminal, Fid Kennedy Avenue, South Boston

 

Free general public visiting. Description: Free general public visiting. This amphibious assault ship with a crew of over 300 is homeported at the Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, in Virginia Beach, Va. Commissioned on June 8, 1996; she is able to carry more than 400 combat-ready Marines, approximately 40 vehicles and 40,000 cubic feet of cargo and equipment, which can be transported by both helicopter and landing craft. The 16,400-ton ship is 609 feet long and 84 feet wide, has a top speed in excess of 20 knots.

http://www.oak-hill.navy.mil/

https://www.facebook.com/ussoakhill

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