Commissioned and named by George Washington in 1794 and launched in Boston harbor in 1797, the USS Constitution is the oldest working warship in the world. The…
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Ship Models by American Marine Model Gallery
USS Constitution, WAR of 1812, ship model built by Mark Antczak, a 44-Gun frigate designed by Josiah Fox, Joshua Humphreys and William Doughty, built at Hartt’s Shipyard in Boston (near the Old North Church and Paul Revere’s house) and launched in 1797. Authorized by act of Continental Congress and newly formed War Office Secretary, General Henry Knox.