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The battle with Guerriere earned her the nickname of "Old Ironsides" and public adoration that has repeatedly saved her from scrapping.She continued to serve as flagship in the Mediterranean and African squadrons, and she circled the world in the 1840s.
In 1934, she completed a three-year, 90-port tour of the nation. Navy personnel, and the assignment is considered to be special duty in the U. She is usually berthed at Pier 1 of the former Charlestown Navy Yard, at one end of Boston's Freedom Trail.
Consequently, the armaments on ships changed often during their careers, and records of the changes were not generally kept.s battery of guns typically consisted of thirty 24-pounder (11 kg) cannons, with 15 on each side of the gun deck.