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ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 27, 2009) -- USS Constitution's incoming commanding officer, Cmdr. Tim Cooper, climbs the mainmast shrouds aboard USCG Barque Eagle (WIX 327).

ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 27, 2009) -- USS Constitution's incoming commanding officer, Cmdr. Tim Cooper, climbs the mainmast shrouds aboard USCG Barque Eagle (WIX 327).

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ATLANTIC OCEAN (Apr. 27, 2009) USS Constitution's incoming commanding officer, Cmdr. Tim Cooper, climbs the mainmast shrouds aboard USCG Barque Eagle (WIX 327). Cooper is one of five Navy Sailors aboard the three-masted barque on its 18-day 3,149 miles long voyage from New London, Conn., to Rota, Spain. Originally commissioned Horst Wessel by German Navy in 1936, she was recommissioned USCG Eagle in 1946, and her permanent crew of 55 Coast Guard Sailors are joined by hundreds of cadets and officer candidates for sail training every year. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Eric Brown) File# 090427-N-2893B-002

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27/04/2009 - 27/04/2009
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ATLANTIC OCEAN
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U.S. NAVY
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