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 is noted for her activites in the War of 1812, during which she earned the nickname “Old Ironsides” in a battle with the British ship HMS Guerriere. In the 1840s, Constitution served as flagship in the Mediterranean and African squadrons. Consitution is berthed in Boston at the former Charlestown Navy Yard, and is the world’s oldest floating commissioned naval vessel.

About the collection

Payroll of carpenters employed aboard the Frigate Constitution, July 19th to 31st, 1802.

Subjects
  • Constitution (Frigate)
Reference files
  • Constitution, Frigate
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