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USS Constellation : pride of the American navy

Author: Walter Dean Myers
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The USS Constellation won the first American naval victory in 1799. The author outlines her travels, her heroic role in intercepting African slavers, her exploits in the Civil War. Included are archival plans and photographs, and a timeline tracing the two ships that share this name.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Dean Myers
ISBN: 0823418162 9780823418169
OCLC Number: 52902755
Description: 86 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The first Constellation --
The second Constellation --
The Constellation and the African slave trade --
The making of a sailor aboard the Constellation --
The Civil War --
A training ship --
Restoration.
Other Titles: Constellation
Responsibility: by Walter Dean Myers.

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The USS Constellation won the first American naval victory in 1799. The author outlines her travels, her heroic role in intercepting African slavers, her exploits in the Civil War. Included are archival plans and photographs, and a timeline tracing the two ships that share this name.

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