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Preservation of frigate Constitution.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Naval Affairs

Preservation of frigate Constitution.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Naval Affairs

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitution (Ship),
  • Historic sites,
  • National monuments

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPreservation of U.S.S. Constitution
    SeriesH.rp.143
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16052324M

    USS Constitution, preserved as a museum ship by the US Navy, is the oldest commissioned warship afloat, and is a surviving example of a frigate from the Age of Sail. Constitution and her sister ships President and United States were created in a response to deal with the Barbary Coast pirates and in conjunction with the Naval Act of Get this from a library! Old Ironsides. [Edwin P Hoyt] -- Records the history of the USS Constitution from its commissioning in to its recent preservation, and describes the warship's role during the War of when she earned the nickname "Old.

    1 print: engraving. | Print shows the Constitution, in the background, firing on the wreckage of the HMS Guerriere, the last remaining mast is falling, in the aftermath of the battle between the two ships. Includes additional text about the battle and a remarque showing bust portrait of Isaac Hull. They are shaped like ship wheels, and the hubs display a relief image of USS Constitution surrounded by text that reads: “Old Ironsides / Launched / Tripoli / Guerriere / Java / Cyane / Levant / U.S. FRIGATE Constitution.” A plaque on the base indicates that the materials were removed from USS Constitution in

    The Frigate Constitution and Other Historic Ships by F Alexander Magoun starting at $ The Frigate Constitution and Other Historic Ships has 6 available editions to buy at Half Price Books . Publication Number Sixteen of the Marine Research Society. Chapters feature, The Viking Ship, The "Santa Maria," The "Mayflower," United States Frigate "Constitution," Clipper Ship "Flying Cloud," and Fishing Schooner "Bluenose." Howes: M pages with maps, 30 plates, and 16 plans.


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In the months since Constitution‘s re-float from Dry Dock 1 in late July,work has continued on the ship. Recently, the jibboom was completely replaced with a laminated Douglas fir spar and a new spritsail yard is underway. “A Draft of the U.S. Frigate Constitution,” by Charles Ware, Log Book of the U.S.

Frigate Constitution Hardcover – January 1, by Honorable J. William Middendorf II (Special Introduction) (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Author: Honorable J. William Middendorf II (Special Introduction).

This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our.

The enemy frigate in the movie is French, of course, but they based the design of this heavy frigate on the USS Constitution. Part of the reason for this is because, in the book that the movie is based on, the enemy was an American vessel, fighting in the War of We guess they decided that making *that* movie would hurt ticket sales.

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Enter your Reviews: 1. 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 y 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 Reviews: Frigate USS Constitution.

Artist Name: Unknown Illustration Subject: Science & technology Technique: Wood engraving Format: Landscape (wider) Book Title: Nouveau dictionnaire encyclopédique universel illustré Author(s): Trousset, Jules (under the direction of) Publisher:: La Librairie Illustrée, Open Library: View record.

USS Constitution (Frigate) Designed by Joshua Humphreys and launched on Octoat 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 United States Congress authorized the original six frigates of the United States Navy with the Naval Act of on Maat 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.

USS Constitution, also known as Old Ironsides, is a wooden-hulled, three-masted heavy frigate of the United States is the world's oldest commissioned naval vessel still afloat. She was launched inone of six original frigates authorized for construction by the Naval Act of and the third constructed.

The name "Constitution" was among ten names submitted to President George. The USS Constitution was constructed between and The ship was one of six ships commissioned in by President George Washington to help combat French privateers during the Quasi-war with France and to defeat the Barbary pirates in the First Barbary War.

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(2). And finally, a book. Orloff's novel grabbed me, sweeped me along with the story, and made me fall in love with its characters, real people who served on the Constitution.

Besides providing the rich historical details ofthe book vividly displays the hardness of the Yankee seamen's s: - Constitution (Frigate) As a preservation measure, we generally do not serve an original item when a digital image is available.

If you have a compelling reason to see the original, consult with a reference librarian. Book/Printed Material. -- One hundred thousand dollars for the preservation of the old frigate Constitution, and $10, for the construction of a huge new battleship to be named the Constitution, are two provisions.

Log Book of US Frigate Constitution-Most Fortunate Ship 2 Vol Easton Press Set. $ + $ shipping. LOG BOOK OF THE E " CONSTITUTION " () $ + shipping. UNITED STATES FRIGATE CONSTITUTION A BRIEF ACCOUNT - DIAGRAMS - B $ $ + $ ng: Free. Yes, the original six Constitution class frigates were all made of live oak.

Although U.S.S President was not made with the diagonal stringers of the others. How were they beaten by comparable RN ships.

They weren’t by-and-large (which is itself a. The Constitution escaped from several British warships in slow, anxiety-filled motion, as in a nightmare. Repeatedly the frigate’s cutters rowed ahead and dropped anchor; then men on board the ship pulled her ahead.

Paintings that have captured the drama include Julian O. Davidson’s USS Constitution Escaping the British, July. U.S. frigate Constitution Created / Published [photographed between andprinted between and ] Subject Headings As a preservation measure, we generally do not serve an original item when a digital image is available.

If you have a compelling reason to see the original, consult with a reference librarian.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Magoun, F. Alexander, Frigate Constitution and other historic ships.

New York: Dover, (OCoLC)Books contributed by USS Constitution Museum. A masonic oration on the death of Brother William S. Bush, lieutenant of marines: who was killed on board the frigate Constitution, during her engagement with the British frigate Guerrier, on the 19th of August,as delivered on the 26th of November following, before the officers of the R.W.

Grand lodge of Pennsylvania, the officers and.