Aboard the USS Constitution


The USS Constitution had a storied history, serving its country nearly a century since it was launched in 1797. Readers will love learning about the adventures American sailors had aboard this vessel, especially its exploits during the War of 1812, during which it earned its nickname Old Ironsides. They'll especially enjoy the fictional narratives included throughout the text, which are based on actual accounts of naval sailors and officers. Historical images supplement the text and will inspire the reader to visit this floating piece of history, now a museum.