The Story of Old Ironsides
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The Story of Old Ironsides

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Published by Childrens Pr .
Written in English


  • United States - Revolutionary War,
  • History,
  • Children"s 9-12 - History - General,
  • Children: Babies & Toddlers

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Open LibraryOL7671889M
ISBN 100516446282
ISBN 109780516446288

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'Old Ironsides' is a short poem of only three stanzas that was written by Oliver Wendell Holmes in about the U.S.S. Constitution - an American frigate originally scheduled for scrapping that. Old Ironsides book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This is the story of the oldest warship afloat in the world, the venerable f /5.   Fitz-Enz, David. Old Ironsides: Eagle of the Sea: The Story of the USS Constitution. Lantham, MD: Taylor Trade Publications, ISBN , p. Kelly. USS Constitution, also known as Old Ironsides, is a wooden-hulled, three-masted heavy frigate of the United States is the world's oldest commissioned naval vessel still afloat. She was launched in , one of six original frigates authorized for construction by the Naval Act of and the third constructed. The name "Constitution" was among ten names submitted to President George Cost: $,

Old Ironsides a great read Mr Crawford creates a wonderful future world along with an exciting plot to keep you engaged and entertained. He brings life to Nathan Ironsides a year old man saved by cryogenic suspension after his death by an exotic plague/5. Lines The first stanza meditates on the ship's "ensign," or the naval flag that flies upon its mast, as a symbol of the Constitution not invented by Holmes, "Old Ironsides" is a metaphorical nickname ironclad vessels did not come into use until the Civil War and like the "tattered" flag, the ship has survived much adversity.   In his new book, Old Ironsides, Eagle of the Sea, Col. David G. Fitz-Enz tells the full story of the celebrated warship, from the architect's vision through battle victories to recent restoration efforts. Fitz-Enz is a retired Army officer and the author of two previous books, Why . Get this from a library! The story of Old Ironsides. [Norman Richards; Tom Dunnington] -- Story of the warship the Constitution, nicknamed "Old Ironsides" because in battle with the English, cannons could not penetrate her sturdy hull.

The poem 'Old Ironsides' refers to the United States Ship Constitution, a battleship that had played a major role in naval battles during the War of In , when Holmes wrote the poem, the. Laurence Tucker Stallings (Novem - Febru ) was an American playwright, screenwriter, lyricist, literary critic, journalist, novelist, and photographer. Best known for his collaboration with Maxwell Anderson on the play What Price Glory, Stallings also produced a groundbreaking autobiographical novel, Plumes, about his service in World War I, and published an award Born: Laurence Tucker Stallings, Novem . The U.S.S. Constitution (Old Ironsides), as a combat vessel, carr gallons of fresh water for her crew of officers and men. This was sufficient to last six months of sustained operations at sea. Old Ironsides was featured as The Short Story of the Day on Mon, Children will enjoy reading the story about the ship and the War of in Old Ironsides. Visit American History to find out more about historic events, people, and their writings which helped shape the country.9/