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United States Frigate Constellation

John D. Bultman

United States Frigate Constellation

monitoring of water at Constellation Pier, Baltimore Harbor, for the presence of marine wood-destroyers : first year of observations from April 1978 to May 1979

by John D. Bultman

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Published by Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constellation (Frigate),
  • Marine borers,
  • Wood -- Preservation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ.D. Bultman, K.K. Parrish, and C.A. Bailey
    SeriesNRL report -- 8455
    ContributionsParrish, Kathleen K, Bailey, C. A. 1950-, Naval Research Laboratory (U.S.). Environmental Biology Branch
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 8 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14859562M

    The USS Constellation vs L'Insurgente, or the Action of 9 February , was the first United States naval victory against a foreign naval vessel.A single-ship action fought between frigates of the French Navy and the United States Navy during the Quasi-War, the battle resulted in the USS Constellation ' s capture of L'Insurgente.. The previous year, an undeclared war had . Launched at Baltimore in , only about 2 months after the frigate United States at Philadelphia, she was the first ship to put to sea fully equipped and manned, to engage and defeat the enemy, to capture an enemy warship, and to carry marines.

    The frigate was built to serve against the pirates of the Barbary States, but after the outbreak () of hostilities between the United States and France, it was stationed in Caribbean waters. After the Constellation, commanded by Thomas Truxtun, encountered and captured (Feb., ) the vessel Insurgente, it won (Feb., ) a hard-fought. Complete, Unused Monogram Model Kit of Historic Frigate United States Ship # XtraThings 5 out of 5 stars () $ $ $ (10% off).

    U.S. Frigate Constellation. Stamped Envelope. set/4. Mint. Picture is Stock Photo. Includes the following: Envelope Size 10 Regular Envelope size 10 Window Envelope Size 6 3/4 Regular Envelope size 6 3/4 Window. Free Shipping within the US. Buyers of Multiple Items please wait for single invoice prior to PaymentSeller Rating: % positive. Constellation Summary Oblique stern view of dismasted, covered frigate. Contributor Names Waud, Alfred R. (Alfred Rudolph), , artist Created / Published - United States--History--Civil War, Transportation.


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USS United States was a wooden-hulled, three-masted heavy frigate of the United States Navy and the first of the six original frigates authorized for construction by the Naval Act of The name "United States" was among ten names submitted to President George United States Frigate Constellation book by Secretary of War Timothy Pickering in March of for the frigates that were to be r: Joshua Humphreys.

Geoffrey Footner has now published a lengthy, detailed study that seeks to reverse Wegner; Footner unequivocally states that, despite major repairs over the years and the rebuilding in the 's, the Constellation still lives on in the present vessel.5/5(4).

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U.S. Frigate Constellation - FIGHTING SHIP with a FIGHTING HEART. The inspiring story of the First Warship of the United States. This 10/10(1). “The Frigate United States,” engraved by Thomas Clarke, from the American Universal Magazine, July Library of Congress, LC-USZ The rest of the vessel appears similar to what we know of Constitution ’s early appearance, with an open railing around the forecastle and waist and a broad gun streak.

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