The ship triumphed in sea battles against pirates in the First Barbary War and against the British in the War of 1812. Join Historian Margherita M. Desy as she details one of the most famous vessels in United States history, also … 57, Wartime Diversion of US Navy Forces in Response to Public Demands for Augmented Coastal Defense-CNA, Wartime Instructions for United States Merchant Vessels 1942, Washington Navy Yard: History of the Naval Gun Factory, 1883-1939, Washington Navy Yard - Pay Roll of Mechanics and Labourers, c1819-1820, WAVE QUARTERS D STATION RULES FOR LIFE AT D, [UPDATED] Washington Navy Yard Station Log November 1822 - December 1889, The Story Behind Names of Different Ranks, History of Warrant Officers in the US Navy, Women's Uniform Regulations, Yeoman (F), US Naval Reserve Force, 1918, Women's Winter Uniform Regulations, Yeoman (F), US Naval Reserve Force, 1919, World War I British and German Naval Messages (1918), World War II Invasion of Normandy 1944 Interrogation of Generalleutnant Rudolf Schmetzer, Yangtze River Patrol and Other US Navy Asiatic Fleet Activities in China, Yemen: Civil War and Regional Intervention. Muller. 2 (part III, chapter 26), Bunker Busters: Robust Nuclear Earth Penetrator Issues, Chapter 2: The Era of Growing Conflict, 1959-1965, Chapter 3: The Years of Combat, 1965-1968, Chapter 4: Winding Down the War, 1968 - 1973, Chapter 5: The Final Curtain, 1973 - 1975, Medal of Honor Recipients of the U.S. Navy in Vietnam, Secretaries of the Navy and Key United States Naval Officers, 1950 - 1975, Enemy Aircraft Shot Down by Naval Aviators in Southeast Asia, No. After peace was arranged with the French, the Constitution sailed to the Mediterranean Sea. The USS Constitution is one of the oldest warships in the world. 250 (1880) Establishment of the Office of Judge Advocate General of the Navy, General Order No. 128 (1903) Establishment of Naval Districts, General Order No. 258 (1917) SecNav Announces Death of Admiral Dewey, General Order No. Again her mission was to protect American merchants, this time from the powers of the Barbary Coast of North Africa. Appendix C: Allied Participation and Contributions, Appendix F: Aircraft and Personnel Losses, US Navy instruction for the destruction of signal books, 1863, US Navy Interviewer's Classification Guide, US Navy Motor Torpedo Boat Operational Losses, US Navy Nurse Corps General Uniform Instructions, 1917, US Navy in Operation Enduring Freedom, 2001-2002, US Navy Personnel in World War II: Service and Casualty Statistics, US Navy Personnel Strength, 1775 to Present, US Navy Sailors Operating Ashore as Artillerymen Roth, US Navy Ships Lost in Selected Storm/Weather Related Incidents, US Navy Special Operations in the Korean War, US Navy Submarines Losses, Selected Accidents, and Selected Incidents of Damage Resulting from Enemy Action, Chronological, US Occupation Assistance: Iraq, Germany and Japan Compared, US Periods of War and Dates of Recent Conflicts, US Prisoners of War and Civilian American Citizens Captured, US Radar: Operational Characteristics of Radar Classified by Tactical Application, US Special Operations Forces (SOF): Background and Issues for Congress, USS Constitution, Capture of Cyane and Levant, USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) Memorial Ceremony, USS Kearsarge Rescues Soviet Soldiers, 1960, USS Monitor Versus CSS Virginia and the Battle for Hampton Roads, USS Pirate; Selected documents on the Salvage of USS Pirate and USS Pledge, USS West Virgina, Report of Salvage, Pearl Harbor, The U.S. Navy Enlistment, Instruction, Pay and Advancement, Vessels Lost and Salvaged, Report of the Secretary of the Navy, 1916, Vieques, Puerto Rico Naval Training Range: Background and Issues for Congress, Viet-Nam Free-World Challenge in Southeast Asia, Voyage of the Jamestown on Her Errand of Mercy, Destroyer Report - Gunfire, Bomb and Kamikaze Damage, Destroyer Report - Torpedo and Mine Damage and Loss in Action, Submarine Report - Vol. Recollections of Lieutenant Commander William Leide, Recollections of Lieutenant Wilton Wenker and Lieutenant Elby Concerning the Crossing of the Rhine River in 1945, Recollections of USS Pampanito's rescue of prison ship survivors by Lieutenant Commander Landon Davis, Recollections of Vice Admiral Alan G. Kirk Concerning the Crossing of the Rhine River in 1945, Register of Patients at Naval Hospital Washington DC 1814, Register of USN & USMC Officer Personnel 1801-1807 [pdf], Regulations for the Information of Officers On Neutrality Duty in Connection With the Visits of Belligerent Vessels of War , Regulations For Powder Magazines and Shell Houses 1874, Regulations Governing the Uniform of Commissioned Officers 1897, Reincarnation of John Paul Jones The Navy Discovers Its Professional Roots, Remarks on Protection of a Convoy by Extended Patrols, Remarks on Submarine Tactics Against Convoys, Reminiscences of Seattle Washington Territory and the U. S. Sloop-of-War Decatur, Reminiscences of Seattle Washington Territory and the US Sloop-of-War Decatur During the Indian War of 1855-56, Report by the Special Subcommittee on Disciplinary Problems in the US Navy, Reports of Arica, Peru Earthquake from USS Powhatan and USS Wateree, Resolution of the Continental Congress, 11 December 1775, Resolution of the Continental Congress, 25 November 1775, Resolution of the Continental Congress establishing the Marine Corps - 10 November 1775, Hyman G. Rickover's Promotion to Admiral [H.A.S.C. 61, USS Northampton CA26 War Damage Report No. 175 (1872) Division of the Pacific Station into Two Stations, General Order No. The USS Constitution is a wooden-hulled heavy frigate with three masts. In 1819, the Navy was authorized to seize American ships involved in the trade, and in 1820 the slave trade was declared piracy. The ship’s officers and several press publications started using the “Old Ironsides” nickname and the name stuck. Naval Academy, The Catastrophic Fire On Board USS Forrestal, The Sullivan Brothers and the Assignment of Family Members, The African American Experience in the U.S. Navy, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the U.S. Navy, Contributions of American Indians to the U.S. Navy, Naval Service of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Personnel, The World Cruise of the Great White Fleet, Navy Underwater Archaeology Return Program, Research Permits for Sunken & Terrestrial Military Craft, Scanning, Copyright & Citation Information, Obtain Duplications of Records and Photos, Title List: Each Letter as a Separate List, Abbreviations Used for Navy Enlisted Ratings, Abolishing the Spirit Rations in the Navy, Account of the Operations of the American Navy in France During the War With Germany, Action Report, Battle of Okinawa at RP Station #1, 12 April 1945, Action Report USS LCS(L) (3) 57, Battle of Okinawa at RP Station #1, Apriil 12, 1945, Advanced Intelligence Centers in the US Navy, Afghanistan: A Short Account by P.F. Let us look back on the glorious career of this ship and her perfect battle record. 4 (1863) Emancipation Proclamation, General Order No. Landing Craft From Troy to Tokio, Skunks, Bogies, Silent Hounds, and the Flying Fish, Slapton Sands: The Cover-up That Never Was, Smith, Melancton Rear Admiral USN A Memoir, Smoker Sat., July 27, 1918 U.S.S. The capture of the Sandwich in port by the crew of Constitution is an especially daring exploit of this quasi-war. 83-43, BUREAU OF NAVIGATION CIRCULAR LETTER NO. $42. 73 (1866) Resolution of Thanks from Congress to Admiral Farragut for Mobile Bay Action, General Order No. Naval Forces: Background and Issues for Congress, US Democracy Promotion Policy in the Middle East, US Mining and Mine Clearance in North Vietnam, US Naval Detachment in Turkish Waters, 1919-1924, US Naval Forces in Northern Russia 1918-1919, US Naval Plans for War with the United Kingdom in the 1890s, US Naval Port Officers in the Bordeaux Region, 1917-1919, Pearl Harbor: Its Origin and Administrative History Through World War II, Development of the Naval Establishment in Hawaii, US Navy Capstone Strategies and Concepts (1970-1980), US Navy Capstone Strategies and Concepts (1974-2005), US Navy Capstone Strategies and Concepts (1981-1990), US Navy Capstone Strategies and Concepts (1991-2000), US Navy Capstone Strategies and Concepts (2001-2010), US Navy Capstone Strategy, Policy, Vision and Concept Documents, Overview: Desert Storm - The Role of the Navy, Bullets, Bandages and Beans - Logistic Ops, Thunder and Lightning - The war with Iraq.