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3%OFFEric L. Clements - USS Constitution A Midshipman's Pocket Manual 1814 - 9781472827937 - V9781472827937
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USS Constitution A Midshipman's Pocket Manual 1814

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Description for USS Constitution A Midshipman's Pocket Manual 1814 Hardcover. BIC Classification: HBW; JWF; TTS; WGG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). .
Launched in 1797, USS Constitution is a wooden-hulled, three-masted heavy frigate of the United States Navy. She is renowned for her actions during the War of 1812 against the Britain, when she captured numerous merchant ships and defeated five British warships. The battle with HMS Guerriere earned her the nickname `Old Ironsides' and a longstanding public adoration that has repeatedly saved her from scrapping. She continued to serve as flagship in the Mediterranean and African squadrons, and circled the world in the 1840s. Retired from active service in 1881, Constitution served as a receiving ship until designated a museum ship ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Osprey Publishing
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
Number of Pages
144
Place of Publication
, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781472827937
SKU
V9781472827937
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-5

About Eric L. Clements
Eric L Clements is the author of Captain of the Carpathia, published in February 2016. He is Professor of History at the University of Missouri and a naval enthusiast.

Reviews for USS Constitution A Midshipman's Pocket Manual 1814
. . . I would highly recommend this book to any modeler or historian wanting unique reference to Old Ironsides as the book is well written and informative. - IPMS/USA

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