The U.S.S. Constitution, Bunker Hill Monument in the distance
- The U.S.S. Constitution, Bunker Hill Monument in the distance
The U.S.S. Constitution, Bunker Hill Monument in the distance. First cleared for sea, July 22, 1798. Engaged in war with Tripoli, 1803-1805. Under Captain Hull captures H.M.S. Guerriere on August 12, 1812. Under Captain Bainbridge captures H.M.S. Java on December 29 1812. Escaped from 5 British frigates by use of kedge anchors and small boats, July 18-19, 1812. Blockaded in Boston for 8 months in 1814.
- Cutler, Wolcott, 1891-1965
Boston Public Library
Charlestown Branch Library
- Collection (local):
Charlestown Lantern Slides
Naval yards & naval stations
Charlestown Navy Yard (Mass.)
Boston Navy Yard
- 1 photograph : transparency
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- Notes (ownership):
Courtesy of the Boston Athenaeum
- Notes (date):
Date from accompanying materials: Before 1925
Date supplied by cataloger.
Title from materials accompanying item.
Reverend Wolcott CutlerCutler was rector at St. John’s Church from 1924 to 1959 and most likely assembled this collection during that time.