New bowsprit put in place for USS Constitution in Navy Yard. Governor Frank Allen speaking.

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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 gets first spar during restoration at Navy Yard. This bowsprit made of fir.
USS Constitution at Navy Yard before she was remodelled.
USS Constitution back in Navy Yard.
USS Constitution - Navy Yard