USS Constitution fires a 17-gun salute near U.S. Coast Guard Base Boston during the ship's Independence Day underway demonstration in Boston Harbor. (Credits: US Navy / Seaman Matthew R. Fairchild)

USS Constitution remains as the only commissioned US Navy ship that sunk an enemy ship

Yesterday the USS Constitution has announced on its Facebook page that she is now the only ship in the U.S. Navy to sink an enemy vessel in action. Adding: “The USS Simpson, the only other ship to share that title, was decommissioned after 30 years of service. Fair winds and following seas.” To avoid confusion, she …

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