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For War of 1812 bicentennial, tour 20 ships in Boston

Posted by Paul Makishima, Globe Assistant Sunday Editor  June 27, 2012 07:06 AM

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This year's Boston Navy Week, from June 28-July 6, will mark the Bicentennial of the War of 1812. As part of the celebration, 20 US and coalition ships will be open for visits by the public. Here is a schedule of the ships:

North Jetty Massport
USS Wasp
June 30 – July 3; and July 5 from 12 p.m. to 6 p. m.

Black Falcon Terminal
USS Gravely, HMCS Preserver, HMCS Iroquois, RFA Argus, and FGS Hessen.
June 30 to July 5 from 12 p. m. to 6 p. m.
(Note: RFA Argus will close visitation at 2 p.m. on June 30. HMCS Iroquois will close visitation at 2 p. m. on July 1. HMCS Preserver, HMCS Iroquois, and RFA Argus will not be open for visitation on July 5.)

City of Boston Pier 4
HNOMS Thor Heyerdahl, HDMS Esbern Snare, NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson, and USCGC Juniper
June 30 to July 4 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
(note: USCGC Juniper will open for visitation at Noon on June 30. HNOMS Thor Heyerdahl and HDMS Esbern Snare will close visitation at 2 p.m. on July 2.)

Charlestown Navy Yard
USS Constitution, USCGC Eagle, HMCS Goose Bay, and HMCS Moncton
June 28 to July 5 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
(Note:: USS Constitution will be only ships open for visitation June 28 and June 29.
USCGC Eagle will not open for visitation until June 30 at 1 p.m. USCGC Eagle will close visitation at 5 p.m. on July 1. HMCS Goose Bay and HMCS Moncton will open July 1 and July 2 only. USCGC Eagle will close visitation at 5 p.m. on July 3. USS Constitution will not be open for visitation on July 4. USCGC Eagle will not be open for visitation on July 4 or July 5.)

US Coast Guard Base
HMCS Kingston, HMCS Summerside, and USCGC Marcus Hanna
June 30 and July 1 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Fish Pier Massport
Cisne Branco, BAE Guayas, ARC Gloria (Columbia), and Dewaruci (Indonesia)
June 30 and July 1, 4 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.; July 2, 3 and 5 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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