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Corinth Canal in Greece, built in 1881, and connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea.

Corinth Canal in Greece, built in 1881, and connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea.

Battle of Lake Erie Bicentennial at Put-in-Bay, Ohio in 2013. Documentary from WGTE. Watch tall ships re-enact the battle in Lake Erie.

Battle of Lake Erie Bicentennial at Put-in-Bay, Ohio in 2013. Documentary from WGTE. Watch tall ships re-enact the battle in Lake Erie.

The Niagara is the reconstructed Flagship of Pennsylvania and the warship that won the Battle of Lake Erie in the War of 1812

The Niagara is the reconstructed Flagship of Pennsylvania and the warship that won the Battle of Lake Erie in the War of 1812

The USS "Constitution" is the world's oldest commissioned naval vessel afloat. It's a 3-masted heavy frigate first launched in 1797. She is still a commissioned US Naval ship

The USS "Constitution" is the world's oldest commissioned naval vessel afloat. It's a 3-masted heavy frigate first launched in 1797. She is still a commissioned US Naval ship

Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry’s defeat of the British at the Battle of Lake Erie was a defining moment both in the War of 1812 and American naval history. Yet the story of Perry’s fleet did not end there. Come aboard as author David Frew chronicles the years and decades after Perry’s victory. Heroic acts and bitter defeats unfold as Frew details the lives of fleet surgeon Usher Parsons, shipwright Daniel Dobbins and fleet commander Oliver Hazard Perry and his successors.

Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry’s defeat of the British at the Battle of Lake Erie was a defining moment both in the War of 1812 and American naval history. Yet the story of Perry’s fleet did not end there. Come aboard as author David Frew chronicles the years and decades after Perry’s victory. Heroic acts and bitter defeats unfold as Frew details the lives of fleet surgeon Usher Parsons, shipwright Daniel Dobbins and fleet commander Oliver Hazard Perry and his successors.

The USS Constitution, which was first launched in 1797, will be tugged from its berth in Boston Harbor on Sunday into the harbor. It will then set out to open seas for a 10-minute cruise. The short trip marks the day two centuries ago when the Constitution bested the British frigate HMS Guerriere in a fierce battle during the War of 1812. It follows a three-year restoration project and is the first time the Constitution has been to sea on its own since its 200th birthday in 1997.

Navy's oldest commissioned warship to sail again

The USS Constitution, which was first launched in 1797, will be tugged from its berth in Boston Harbor on Sunday into the harbor. It will then set out to open seas for a 10-minute cruise. The short trip marks the day two centuries ago when the Constitution bested the British frigate HMS Guerriere in a fierce battle during the War of 1812. It follows a three-year restoration project and is the first time the Constitution has been to sea on its own since its 200th birthday in 1997.

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