Restoration-coins-1997

Date:
1997
Creator:
Bill McAllen

Detail photograph showing both sides of the USS Constellation coins issued in 1997. One side shows the ship under sail while the other reads "Minted in/part from/the Original/Fasteners/of the/U.S.S. Constellation./Last Surviving/Ship of the/Civil War".

Description (physical):

5x7

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG6-1.28
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Restoration-coin-1997

Date:
1997
Creator:
Bill McAllen

Image of USS Constellation coin, in presentation box. Side featuring an image of the ship under sail is visible.

Description (physical):

5x7

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG6-1.29
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Restoration-original Wood-1997

Date:
1997
Creator:
Unknown

Block of wood, w/ U.S.S. Constellation 1854 carved into it. Block is laying on top of velvet bag w/ certificate of authenticity next to it. Wood is original wood removed during restoration.

Description (physical):

5x7

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG6-1.30
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Restoration-copper Spike-1996/1999

Date:
1996-1999
Creator:
Unknown

Image of copper spike removed from USS Constellation during restoration. Intials "U.S.N.Y.W." etched into metal.

Description (physical):

5x7

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG6-1.31
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Restoration-copper Spike-1996/1999

Date:
1996-1999
Creator:
Unknown

Closeup of copper spike with intials "NY" etched into it.

Description (physical):

5x7

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG6-1.32
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Restoration-copper Spike-1996/1999

Date:
1996-1999
Creator:
Unknown

Closeup of copper spike with intials "GNY" etched into it.

Description (physical):

5x7

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG6-1.33
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Restoration-stern-demolition-1997

Date:
1997
Creator:
Unknown

Image of the demolition of the stern of USS Constellation prior to restoration. New frame sections are visible forward. View is 3/4 off stern, starboard side. Workers are removing rotted sections.

Description (physical):

8x10

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG6-1.34
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Restoration-new Frame Sections-1997

Date:
1997
Creator:
Unknown

Bow 3/4 view off starboard bow. New frame sections visible cradling the original structure. Ship has been demolished down to berth deck.

Description (physical):

8x10

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG6-1.35
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Restoration-launching-1998

Date:
8/21/1998
Creator:
Unknown

Bow view of USS Constellation being refloated in dry dock on August 21,1998. Bunting is hanging off ship, crowd gathered around dry dock.

Description (physical):

5x7

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG6-1.37
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Uss Constellation-entering Dry Dock-maryland Shipbuilding-1961

Date:
1961
Creator:
Unknown

USS Constellation being guided into dry dock at Maryland Shipbuilding in 1961. The hammock rails are intact, stump fore and mizzen masts, and deck houses are standing.

Description (physical):

8x10

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG5-1.37
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum