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Published in [Boston .
Written in English


  • Constitution (Frigate)

Book details:

LC ClassificationsE182 .M34
The Physical Object
Pagination11 p.
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23408313M
LC Control Numbertmp96006247

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A Biographical Notice of Com. Jesse D. Elliott: Containing a Review of the Controversy Between Him and the Late Commodore Perry ; and a History of the Figure-head of the U.S. Frigate Constitution. The United States Congress authorized the original six frigates of the United States Navy with the Naval Act of on March 27, , at a total cost of $, These ships were built during the formative years of the United States Navy, on the recommendation of designer Joshua Humphreys for a fleet of frigates powerful enough to engage any frigates of the French or British navies yet Built: – Journal Kept on Board the United States Frigate "Constitution," , by Amos A. Evans, Surgeon United States Navy [Reprint] Volume: 19 () by Evans, Amos A. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Frigate Constitution and Other Historic Ships by Outlet Book Company Staff and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

No. Boston, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Aug 14, Received of Henry Jackson, Naval Agent for the United States, at Boston, at Sundry times Seven hundred, forty nine Dollars and eighteen cents in full for Sundry plumbers work for the United States Frigate Constitution per bill rendered this day for which I have signed triplicate Receipts of the same tenor and date. The Constitution was one of the first frigates built by the fledgling U.S. Navy, ordered in as a counter to the Barbary corsairs in the Mediterranean. Heavily built but fast, she was rated as a gun ship but mounted thirty pounder cannons. Her most famous encounter came in when she successfully fought against the HMS Guerriere, earning the nickname "Old Ironsides" when the. Image 4 of Condition of the frigate "Constitution." 2 CONDITION OF THE FRIGATE CONSTITUTION. HZ r?2, •U Xr done for a moderate expenditure and the rest of the vessel allowed- to gradually rot away until unsafe to even float alongside. USS Constitution (Frigate) Designed by Joshua Humphreys and launched on October 21, , at Boston, Massachusetts, USS Constitution began her service as the oldest commissioned warship in the U.S. Navy by participating in the Quasi-War with France, , and in .

The Gun Frigate USS Constitution book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Constitution was one of the first frigates built b /5. The Library of Congress does not own rights to material in its collections. Therefore, it does not license or charge permission fees for use of such material and cannot grant or deny permission to publish or otherwise distribute the material. The War of breaks out. The Yankee freedom is at stake. Live free or die decide the frigate Constitution's crew led by Captain Hull. Without given orders they dare to challenge an English frigate. In a severe battle she surrenders to Yankee courage and seamanship. While turning over the pages /5(4). The Frigate Constitution and Other Historic Ships book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Nautical classic presents history, 4/5.