United States frigate Constitution

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Image of Constitution's before yards

Constitution's standing rigging moving up in the world. Bowprit stays, jibboom stays, flying jib stays, top and topgallant side- and forestays, bobstays, double and triple block shifting stays and inner and outer martingales are among the added rigging.

Image of Constitution being rigged

Lower studdingsail booms have also been added and 'hinged' on the fore end of the fore- and main channels. Double and triple block shifting stays have been added to the channels. Blocks to accomodate the running rigging are starting to make their appearance.

Image of Constitution continuing to being rigged

Bowprit stays, jibboom stays, flying jib stays, inner and outer martingales and topgallant forestays.

More images of her ongoing development coming soon ...

 

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