USS Constitution to Thank Healthcare Workers, First Responders

USS Constitution is scheduled to go underway from Charlestown Navy Yard,

Massachusetts on Friday, June 11, at 10 a.m. to recognize and honor the service of healthcare

workers and first responders during the Global pandemic of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Approximately 200 healthcare workers and first responders from the Boston area will join USS

Constitution for a three-hour cruise in Boston Harbor.

USS Constitution will conduct a 21-gun salute at approximately 11:30 a.m. at Castle Island.

USS Constitution will fire an additional 17-gun salute at approximately 12:30 p.m. as she passes

U.S. Coast Guard Sector Boston, the former site of the Edmund Hartt’s Shipyard, where USS

Constitution was built and launched on Oct. 21, 1797.

USS Constitution’s underway will be viewable from the Boston Harborwalk, Castle Island, and

Charlestown Navy Yard.

USS Constitution is open to free public visitation Friday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The USS Constitution Museum reopened on April 8 and is currently open every day from 10

a.m. to 5 p.m.

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