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    What time will the drinks be served ?

    What time will the drinks be served ?
  2. 1800 Pay Allotment Document Able Seaman Jesse Cole

    From the archives of the USS Constitution Museum. Able Seaman Cole was discharged from service in 1801. Please scroll to bottom of page for related content.
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  3. USS Constitution's 223rd Virtual Birthday Party

    Online birthday party for "Old Ironsides" on October 17 which includes a 21 gun salute. Please see links below for further information:

    Newsletter story:
    https://mailchi.mp/usscm/birthday
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    Sticky: Thank you Jonas! B.

    Thank you Jonas!
    B.
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    Sticky: Thank you both! B.

    Thank you both!
    B.
  6. Ship Base Cards and a Couple of Questions

    Can anyone direct me to printable ship base cards for the USS President and the USS United States both 1797 heavy frigates at 44 guns ? Do printable ship logs exist for these ships as well ?

    Same...
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    I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I did....

    I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I did. Toll's writing style makes it hard to put down. I particularly liked how he opened the book with discussion of the global hegemony of the Royal Navy. I...
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    Sticky: Yes but what about Master of the Buck Hounds,...

    Yes but what about Master of the Buck Hounds, Groom of the Backstairs, and most importantly, the Lord High Everything Else ??
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    Sticky: Congrats DB ! Well deserved !! Pour one out on...

    Congrats DB ! Well deserved !! Pour one out on me!
    Bill
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    Here are primary source accounts of the Battle of...

    Here are primary source accounts of the Battle of Tripoli Harbor (1805) including actions by Brigs and Sloops:
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    Here are two chapters from Theodore Roosevelt's...

    Here are two chapters from Theodore Roosevelt's book "Naval War of 1812" which, in addition to discussing in detail some frigate operations as well as the Battle of New Orleans and the associated RN...
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    Here's some more on sloops of war -- Here is...

    Here's some more on sloops of war --

    Here is an account of the fight between HMS Frolic and the USS Wasp:
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    Hi Rob, I was dealing with mid semester exams...

    Hi Rob,
    I was dealing with mid semester exams this past week, so just getting caught up on things -- in regard to your question about early USN brigs and sloops of war, here is some info:
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    Sticky: Congrats Lutz and Dobbs! Pour one out for...

    Congrats Lutz and Dobbs! Pour one out for yourself from me!
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    Pirate and Noted Food Writer

    This was too strange to pass up....
    https://getpocket.com/explore/item/the-pirate-who-penned-the-first-english-language-guacamole-recipe?utm_source=pocket-newtab
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    Didn't know about the stats committee sticky --...

    Didn't know about the stats committee sticky -- going there now -- I wonder if we could create a special area on the site dedicated to "Nascent US Navy" for threads on War of 1812, Barbary Wars, and...
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    DB -- let me know when your inbox will take DMs...

    DB --
    let me know when your inbox will take DMs and I'll send it along.
    B.
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    Rob, Here's another one that might be of...

    Rob,
    Here's another one that might be of interest to you and illustrates Dobbs' remarks on carronades -- the USS United States (1797), rated a 44 gun heavy frigate, although records indicate she...
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    Well, as I have said on other threads recently, I...

    Well, as I have said on other threads recently, I would buy at least two of every early USN ship produced for the War of 1812, Quasi-War, and Barbary Wars....been hoping and waiting for quite some...
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    Battle Tactics

    Here are some links to information from the USS Constitution Museum on battle tactics:

    1) Here is another installment of Historian at Home video from a Museum historian on fleet actions and ship...
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    Here you go, Rob. Scroll down to the individual...

    Here you go, Rob. Scroll down to the individual items at the end of the article for details on the ship and further information on some of her individual actions:
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    Expanding on the "ship-centric" mini campaign...

    Expanding on the "ship-centric" mini campaign games -- here is some information on the USS Constellation (38 gun frigate): Successful ship to ship actions against L'Insurgente (40 guns), capture of...
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    I've been advocating for a while that Ares...

    I've been advocating for a while that Ares shouldn't neglect the US market and should produce War of 1812, Barbary Wars, and Quasi-War models. I even suggested they produce ship duel packs -- USS...
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    Wow -- just went there -- that's enough to keep...

    Wow -- just went there -- that's enough to keep me busy for the rest of my days.....:happy:
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    HA ! I've been doing the same thing! The...

    HA ! I've been doing the same thing! The Sandwich was armed with 14 twelve pounder carronades. Approximately 100 sailors and Marines stormed the Spanish fort covering the harbor and after a brief...
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