Old Ironsides: Eagle of the Sea - The Story of the USS Constitution
This is the story of the oldest warship afloat in the world, the venerable frigate USS Constitution, the cornerstone of the nascent American navy created by act of Congress in 1794. Colonel David Fitz-Enz re-creates the world of sail, when seven knots an hour was considered blinding speed for a warship. In Old Ironsides, Fitz-Enz tells the story of the ship, from its const...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published June 15th 2009 by Taylor Trade Publishing
(first published 2004)
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