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Old Ironsides in Portsmouth Harbor (NH/Maine)

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Another very early photo of "Old Ironsides" from its first visit to Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for overhaul in 1858. The famous figurehead of President Andrew Jackson may be visible, although caption of photo says it shows restored figurehead of Hercules.

Photo courtesy US Navy and included in Patch Collection and Portsmouth Athenaeum/Staples archive.

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