This is a short photo essay of a visit to Boston’s historic harbor. There, next to each other we get to experience some of this country’s greatest symbols. The USS Constitution represents our historic naval legacy stretching all the way back to the Revolutionary War. The USS Cassin Young (DD793) represents the historic legacy of “the greatest generation”, the generation that won WWII and freedom for millions and millions of people. Enjoy the pictures.
The USS Constitution is the world oldest commissioned warship afloat. During its long careers the ship won 42 battles and lost none. It was nicknamed “Old Ironsides.”
USS Cassin Young
USS Cassin Young (DD-793) was launched in 1943. After serving in World War II, including the Battle of Leyte and the Battle of Okinawa, shecontinued in active service until 1960.