Saturday, November 15, 2008

USS Constitution and USS Cassin Young

Today was a cloudy and rainy day but we decided to head out and go exploring anyway. It was an unusually warm day. At 10:30 at night, it is still 69 degrees. We took the T (subway) to the Aquarium stop and then hopped on the Transit Ferry to the other side of the harbor where the USS Constitution and the USS Cassin Young are docked.

USS Constitution - This ship turned 211 years old in October!

Jace has grown so tall that he could barely stand up on the lower deck.

Chaz posed with one of the cannons. They took 9-14 people to shoot them and they weigh as much as a small SUV.

Marissa and Brynn stood by the life preserver.

As soon as we were done touring the USS Constitution, we walked over to the next dock where the USS Cassin Young is also anchored.

Chaz and Jace posed with the USS Cassin Young life preserver.

Marissa and Brynn wanted to ring the bell, but the "ringer" was gone, so they settled for taking a picture with it!

All of the kids stood under the destroyers gun.

Jace is practicing his aim!

All of the kids looked really small when they pose next to this destroyer!


Jessica said...

That is really cool, it's fun that you get to see so many cool things from history. You must be loving boston!

Jayden Cornett said...

That's really cool. I want to go check out a destoyer some time. Boston must be filled with neat historical stuff!