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Feeding 450 hungry sailors was no easy task. It’s especially tough when Constitution has been at sea for a month, and supplies are salted or dried. Cook William Long did his best, sweating and swearing at a huge hot beast of a stove in the galley. The food he serves changes little each day, but it’s hot and plentiful. And though seamen moan about the endless dull dishes, they eat better than their families ashore.

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