USS Constitution gets first spar during restoration at Navy Yard. This bowsprit made of fir.

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New bowsprit put in place for USS Constitution in Navy Yard. Governor Frank Allen speaking.
First spar for USS Constitution: Bow sprit made of 4 hearts of douglas fir trees shipped from Oregon forests, 32' diameter 64' long - weights 5 1/2 tons.
New bowsprit for USS Constitution: Made from hearts of 4 douglas firs from Oregon forests. Diameter: 32' length: 64' weight: 5 1/2 tons.
USS Constitution back in Navy Yard.
USS Constitution - Navy Yard
USS Constitution.