Charlestown Navy Yard

Charlestown Navy Yard (HMP7Q)

Location: Boston, MA 02129 Suffolk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 22.385', W 71° 3.45'

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Home of "Old Ironsides"

One of our nation's first naval shipyards was established here at Moulton's Point, Charlestown, in 1800, and remained active until 1971. During that period, the yard contributed greatly to the birth and growth of American naval power, and was the site of significant advances in naval technology, including one of the first two operating dry docks in the country in 1833. The yard is now the permanent home of the U. S. frigate Constitution - "Old Ironsides" - launched nearby in 1797. Still a commissioned ship in the United States Navy, she is America's most famous and best-loved warship.
HM NumberHMP7Q
Placed ByNational Park Service, Department of the Interior
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 3:32am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 330598 N 4693250
Decimal Degrees42.37308333, -71.05750000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 22.385', W 71° 3.45'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 22' 23.10" N, 71° 3' 27.00" W
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Area Code(s)617, 781, 857
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 20 Freedom Trail, Boston MA 02129, US
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