Politics is nothing. We are free only on the ocean. ~ Renato Beluche
Sunday, June 26, 2011
Seafaring Sunday: Old Ironsides
June 24, 1833: USS Constitution is spared from wrecking thanks in large part to popular support stirred up by Oliver Wendall Homes poem "Old Ironsides". For more on Constitution, and to read the classic poem, see this post at Naval History Blog.
Header: USS Constitution today via Naval History Blog