History USS Constitution Frigate (via Gonautical’s Blog)


History: USS Constitution Frigate Frigate: displacement: 2,200, length between perpendiculars 175′; beam 43’6″; depth (in hold) 14’3″; speed 13 knots; complement 460; armament 28 24-pounder, 10 12-pounder. Constitution, one of six frigates authorized by act of Congress, approved 27 March 1794, was designed by Joshua Humphreys, and built at Hartt’s Shipyard, Boston, Mass., under the supervision of George Claghorn with Captain Samuel Nichols … Read More

via Gonautical’s Blog

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