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USS Constitution (Old Ironsides), the oldest commissioned warship afloat, makes her annual 4th of July turnaround cruis in Boston Harbor where a 21-gun salute is also rendered off Castle Island's Fort Independence in South Boston. This year, the Secretary of the Navy, The Honorable Gordon England witnessed a swearing-in ceremony aboard the ship, where more than two-dozen immigrants were sworn in as naturalized citizens.

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Photo by: Joe Burgess |  VIRIN: 020704-N-7422B-002.JPG