USS Constitution is scheduled to go underway from the Charlestown Navy Yard on July 4th, at 10:00 a.m. This will be the USS Constitution’s second underway of the ship’s sailing season under the command of the first female to ever helm the oldest ship in the US Navy.
The underway will include a 21-gun salute viewable from Fort Independence on Castle Island at approximately 11:30 a.m.
The USS Constitution will fire an additional 17-gun salute as she passes the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Boston, the former site of the Edmund Hartt’s Shipyard, where the USS Constitution was built and launched on Oct. 21, 1797.
The USS Constitution’s cruise will be viewable from the Boston Harborwalk, Castle Island, and Charlestown Navy Yard.