2011 The 4th of July The Constitution Turnaround Celebration
Every 4th Of July the USS Constitution is paraded out of it's slip by hundreds of boats and thousands of on looker along Bostons waterfront. It sails along Boston's waterfront to Fort Independence (Castle Island) in South Boston. Which then the Fort and the USS Constitution exchange a cannon fire salute. Then
she turns around and is paraded back to her slip in Charlestown Navy Yard facing the
opposite direction in the slip for weathering purposes.
This is the Biggest annual event on Boston Harbor.