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Around the world in Old Ironsides the voyage of USS Constitution, 1844-1846 by Henry George Thomas

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Published by Brandylane Publishers, Norfolk County Historical Society in Lively, Va, Chesapeake, Va .
Written in English


  • Constitution (Frigate),
  • Voyages around the world -- History -- 19th century.

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Edition Notes

Statementby ship"s carpenter Henry George Thomas ; edited by Alan B. Flanders.
ContributionsFlanders, Alan B.
LC ClassificationsVA65.C7 T47 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 133 p. :
Number of Pages133
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1406942M
ISBN 100962763551, 096276356X
LC Control Number93015295

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