Historic Warship Constellation Heading Back to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor

first_img Equipment & technology View post tag: harbor Back to overview,Home naval-today Historic Warship Constellation Heading Back to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor View post tag: Naval Share this article March 17, 2011 View post tag: Heading Historic Warship Constellation Heading Back to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Warship View post tag: Constellation View post tag: Navy View post tag: back The Constellation is heading back to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor following repairs for rot caused by rainwater.The historic warship is expect to leave dry dock Monday in nearby Sparrows Point and head back with the submarine Torsk, which also has been undergoing repair. The ships were towed earlier this year from the tourist-oriented Inner Harbor to the industrial Sparrows Point area, marking the first time they’ve been out of the water since the late 1990s.The Constellation underwent seven weeks of repairs, and is expected to need more work in several years that could take it out of the water for up to six months.Chris Rowsom, executive director of Historic Ships in Baltimore, says rain seeping into the hull from gun ports is believed to have caused the rot.(delawareonline)[mappress]Source: delawareonline,March 17, 2011; View post tag: Inner View post tag: Baltimore’s View post tag: historiclast_img

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