Frigate Constitution, "Old Ironsides"

Frigate Constitution, Old Ironsides Boston Massachusetts

Stock #: 312214
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Boston
State: Massachusetts (MA)
County: Suffolk
Publisher: Mason Bros. & Co
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Built in Boston near what is now known as Constitution Wharf; built in 1794; she was designed by Joshua Humphries of Philadelphia and constructed under the direction of Colonel George Claghorn of New Bedford, Mass.; Paul Revere furnished the copper bolts and spikes; launched Sat. Oct. 21, 1797; equipment 400 men, carried 44 guns of 1576 tonnage and cost $302,719
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