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Boston Naval Shipyard
1912 Map of the Charlestown Navy Yard and Mystic Wharf
|Location||Southeast of Chelsea Street, Charlestown, Boston, Massachusetts|
|Architect||Alexander Parris, et al.|
|NRHP reference No.||66000134|
|Added to NRHP||15 November 1966|
|Boston Navy Shipyard|
|Controlled by||United States Navy|
The Boston Navy Yard was one of the oldest shipbuilding places in the United States Navy. It was first called the Charlestown Navy Yard and later Boston Naval Shipyard. It was started in 1801. It was officially closed as an active naval yard on July 1, 1974. It still has the ship the USS Constitution docked there. The USS Cassin Young, a World War II-era destroyer, is there and is a museum ship.
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