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The American Constitution frigate's engagement with the British frigate Guerriere, which after an action of 25 minutes, surrendered, and being completely shattered, was blown up, it being impossible to get her into port

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Additional Metadata

Date

1812

Place of Publication

Boston.

Publisher

Coverly, Nathaniel, 1775?-1824, printer.

Subjects

Hull, Isaac, 1773-1843
Dacres, James Richard, 1788-1853
United States History War of 1812
Naval battles
Constitution (Frigate)
Guerriere (Frigate)
Sailors
Ships

First Line

Come jolly lads, ye hearts of gold, come fill your cans and glasses.

Identifiers

BIB ID: 291139
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocm33063643
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocn191473438
Gigi URL: http://gigi.mwa.org/netpub/server.np?quickfind=291139&sorton=filename&catalog=catalog&site=public&template=results.np
Ford, W.C. Thomas ballads, 4
AAS General Catalog URL: http://catalog.mwa.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=291139

Physical Dimensions

31 x 22 cm.

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Citation

“The American Constitution frigate's engagement with the British frigate Guerriere, which after an action of 25 minutes, surrendered, and being completely shattered, was blown up, it being impossible to get her into port,” Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project, accessed April 19, 2018, http://www.americanantiquarian.org/thomasballads/items/show/263.