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The uss constitution was never defeated in battle despite its nickname, old ironsides, it was a wooden ship yet its battle record is. In august 1812, uss constitution defeated hms guerriere and earned the nickname “old ironsides. Old ironsides will ram you, boys even lovers of most latakia infested blends will surely cry uncle with this one whew i needed to brush my teeth for a week after.
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Uss constitution (old ironsides), charlestown, boston ma beneath bunker hill, how to visit it (id & security checks, etc), by tom brosnahan. After being dry docked for more than two years during its first major restoration in decades, the uss constitution is afloat again the 230-year-old ship.
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