Category Archives: Frigates and Ships of War

Constitution (Frigate)

Constitution (Frigate) letterbook, 1848–1849. 1 volume (0.12 linear feet). About the frigate Constitution USS Constitution is a three-masted frigate of the United States Navy. She was built in Boston at Edmun Hartt’s shipyard and launched in 1794. She is noted … Continue reading

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Constitution (Frigate)

Constitution (Frigate) payroll of carpenters, 1802. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the frigate Constitution USS Constitution is a three-masted frigate of the United States Navy. She was built in Boston at Edmun Hartt’s shipyard and launched in 1794. She … Continue reading

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John Adams (Frigate)

John Adams (Frigate) specifications, undated. 1 volume (0.08 linear feet). About the collection This volume lists the hull dimensions and distance between masts of USS John Adams, and includes a small sketch of the ship. Only one page of the … Continue reading

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Willis, Merville

Merville Willis collection on USS Oliver Cromwell, 1955–1984. 1 box (0.2 linear feet). About Merville Willis Merville Willis was head naval architect at the New York Shipbuilding Corporation of Camden, New Jersey, from 1955 to 1967 and at Sun Shipbuilding … Continue reading

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Frigates and Sloops of War

Frigates and Sloops of War dimensions, undated. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Manuscript table of dimensions for a frigate of the first class and a sloop of war of the first class. Reference files Frigates, USN

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