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Photographs from our visit to SS Constitution, Boston and Berwick Maine

Two albums of photographs here one from our visit to the USS Constitution and the 2nd from our trip to the historic Berwick Maine.

If you would like to purchase a copy of any of the photographs below please contact me on 0872386068 or get-in-touch each photograph has a unique number please have that number ready. Please wait until I have all the photographs posted before ordering as there are lots more to come.

I will also be doing a framed picture collage to commemorate the visit. You can choose between 5 to 7 photographs in one picture in a 16 x 12 print. Please contact me if you like to purchase one or feel free to call into the gallery to discuss.

Please note that due to the large amount of photographs on these posts the quality is greatly reduced the original photographs are perfect quality.

If you would like to see photographs of the Beautiful Beara Peninsula follow this link photographs-of-beara-west-cork-on-the-wild-atlantic-way-beara-peninsula

MY "BEAUTIFUL BEARA" CALENDAR 2024 is now for sale on my website on the link below

USS Constitution, is a three-masted wooden-hulled heavy frigate of the United States Navy. She is the world's oldest commissioned naval warship still afloat. She was launched in 1797. Constitution’s most noted for her actions during the War of 1812 against the United Kingdom, when she captured numerous merchant ships and defeated five British warships including HMS Guerriere. The battle with Guerriere earned her the nickname "Old Ironsides" and public adoration which has repeatedly saved her from being scrapped. Constitution was retired from active service in 1881 and was designated a museum ship in 1907. In 1934, she completed a three-year, 90-port tour of the nation. She sailed under her own power for her 200th birthday in 1997, and again in August 2012 to commemorate the 200th anniversary of her victory over Guerriere. Constitution's stated mission today is to promote understanding of the Navy's role in war and peace through educational outreach, historical demonstration, and active participation in public events as part of the Naval History and Heritage Command. As she is a fully commissioned Navy ship, her crew of 75 officers and sailors participate in ceremonies, educational programs, and special events while keeping her open to visitors year round and providing free tours. The officers and crew are all active-duty Navy personnel, and the assignment is considered to be special duty. She is usually berthed at Pier 1 of the former Charlestown Navy Yard at one end of Boston's Freedom Trail.

Our trip to Berwick Maine; included a trip to a Historic Berwick house at Tare Shirt Farm! Tare Shirt Farm is a nationally known mid-18th century working farm.

On the farm you will see the orchard, period buildings, and early breeds of domestic livestock! The farm is devoted to the fibre arts of hand spinning, weaving, and knitting.

A visit to John Sullivan house in Berwick, Maine

A plaque commemorating John Owen O Sullivan of the O Sullivan Beare Clan, who immigrated from the Beara peninsula in Southwest Ireland in 1723. His sons Governor John and James, Daniel and Eben all fought for America’s independence from Britin in the Revolutionary War.

The plaque was presented to Jeffery and Joan Osborn by Rory O Sullivan on behalf of O Sullivan Clan of Beara

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