USS Constellation

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This ship, built in 1797, boasts several ghosts, including: Neil Harvey, who was executed when he left his assigned station at his gun in fear during a 1799 battle with the French; Captain Thomas Truxtun, seen in an old-fashioned Navy uniform; Carl Hansen, ship’s watchman until 1965, whose ghost likes to play cards and give tours; an 11-year-old surgeon’s assistant who was stabbed to death by two sailors; and a sailor who hanged himself on board, who hovers around the gun and forecastle decks.

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Geographic Information

Address:
301 E Pratt St
Baltimore, MD 21202
United States

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GPS:
39.285729150094475, -76.61119455096923
Nearest Towns:
Baltimore, MD (0.3 mi.)
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Contact Information

Web:
http://www.historicships.org/constellation.html

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  1. This ship is actually the second Constellation built in 1853. The spirit aoard this ship is from that era and not the gentleman that was executed for abandoning his post.

  2. Been on board with my daughter in about 2005. The top and middle decks are fine, but the lower deck definitely does carry a negative feeling of some kind.

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