2 edition of frigate Constitution and other historic ships found in the catalog.
frigate Constitution and other historic ships
F. Alexander Magoun
Microfilm. Washington, D.C., Library of Congress.
|Other titles||Historic ships.|
|Statement||by F. Alexander Magoun ....|
|Series||Marine research society, Salem, Mass. Publication no.16|
|LC Classifications||VM15 .M3, Microfilm 66280 VM|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 154,  p.|
|Number of Pages||154|
|LC Control Number||28010008|
Designed to be an overmatch for any vessel in their class and to outsail any ship of greater force, the first six frigates — the Chesapeake, Congress, Constellation, Constitution, President, and United States — were a formidable combination of power, size, and speed under sail. During the years that marked their active operations, The end of the War of saw the launch of the first American ships-of-the-line, but it was the frigate navy that paved the way. Toll's book is an important addition that clears the mythology away from the early US Navy and incorporates all the naval, economic, political, and social elements that contributed to5/5(5).
Title The frigate Constitution. Contributor Names Massachusetts Historical Society. Salem: Marine Research Society, 2 volumes. Color frontispiece and numerous other illustrations. Short thick 4tos, gilt-lettered blue cloth (a bit faded and edgeworn; private library stamps on spines and more.
History: USS Constitution Frigate Frigate: displacement: 2,, length between perpendiculars '; beam 43'6"; depth (in hold) 14'3"; speed 13 knots; complement ; armament 28 pounder, 10 pounder. USS Constitution, one of six frigates authorized by act of Congress, approved 27 March , was designed by Joshua Humphreys, and built at . Title U.S. Frigate Constitution, Cannon, Duxbury, Plymouth County, MA Contributor Names Historic American Buildings Survey, creator.
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The plans for the USS Constitution in the book were certified by the US Navy as the only authentic plans for model builders when the book was originally published in the s. Some of the information on ships like the Viking ships, Santa Maria, and Mayflower has been changed by recent research, but overall it is an excellent reference /5(7).
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Nautical classic presents history, 4/5. OCLC Number: Notes: "Printed in the United States, the Southworth Press, Portland, Maine."--Title page verso. Description: xvii pages, 1 unnumbered page, pages, 1 unnumbered page, 47 leaves of plates (XXX leaves of plates, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates (frontispiece), XVI double leaves of plans): illustrations, plans ; 36 cm.
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♦ The Frigate Constitution and Other Historic Ships by Alexander Magoun Originally published in but later updated and republished inthis book by Alexander Magoun contains the history, detailed plans and measurements of the USS Constitution as well as numerous other historic ships like the Mayflower, Santa Maria, the clipper Flying.
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.
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Alexander Magoun at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpPages: 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.
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B01MA3OTRQ Signed and inscribed by the author to ffep to Richard F. Cross III; First Edition; First Printing; The Frigate Constitution and Other Historic Ships. Marine Research Society Publication #16 ; Navy blue cloth Hardcover with bright gilt titles in scarce Very Good unclipped dj with small open tear to spine top corner in new mylar cover; by F.
Alexander Magoun. The Navy Frigate, USS Constitution, "Old Ironsides", at dock, showing her masts without sails. This historic photo is from aboutprinted as a stereograph view.
A print of the Navy Frigate, USS Constitution, "Old Ironsides", port broadside, with full sails. This print is by Detroit Publishing Co., Shortly, after Christmas,Constitution was sailing in the Atlantic just off the coast of the morning of 29 December, sails were sighted on the horizon, and Constitution's new captain, William Bainbridge, altered course to ship proved to be HMS Java, a frigate similar to frigates stood for each other and cleared their decks for action.The resulting design initially encompassed some six ships of great gun strength but this was eventually curtailed to the USS United States, USS Constellation and the USS Constitution.
At her core, the USS Constitution was a traditional-looking three-masted great ship of oak wood hull construction and protected by copper sheathing throughout.