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  1. Hello CharlieZardoz I know from the existence of the plans, but had not yet seen the plans. Really really interesting. Do you know the Roux Painting from the United States? Thanks for sharing!
  2. Moin from Germany. Sorry, but the plans of the Epervier say something different Square Tuck! Source: NMM
  3. Hello ! Perhaps also of interest There are also plans of the Seagull in the Danish archives. Including a plan of masts with dimensions. However, the figures are for the second half of 1808. So I'm not sure if the Danish standard shows.
  4. Hello there, is this interesting project even in 2016 still open to new members?
  5. Hi Daniel The Tate Gallery has more online, including a look at the stern of the ship.
  6. Dear Frolick, I agree. Before the Mediterranean Deployment the Stern Timbers of the Constitution have been replaced . That would be the right time to alter the Stern to the more common appearance of the frigate Sterns from 1813 to the 1820s. See Guerriere class or Gradual Increase frigates.
  7. Because of the arming of Mars . She led 30 guns , including 22 12 - pounder and had a 150 men crew . The Mars was lost on the first curise , probably in a violant storm off the Azores. She had captured until then 2 ships, including a Spanish privateer.
  8. Hi Bava, Hilhouse built the Termagent speculatively on the new Hilhouse shipyard at Redclift, after he built the Privateer Ship Mars ( 1779 cooper sheathed) Both were based on the plans of Ceres 1777. Hilhouse knew the good sailing qualities of the Ceres from his former work at the Royal Shipyards in Chatham and Woolwich. From Mars, there is a print of Pocock and a shipyard model of her held by the Bristol Museums, Galeries & Archives
  9. That's fantastic, thank you for this document.
  10. Hi Folks Bainbridge Report to Jones Frigate Constitution 18 February 1813 Long Wharf 14 März found 2/3 Beams rotten Bainbride (now Yard Commandant) Mid of june. .Most of the repair work is done, coopering missing In rebuilding the upper Bulwarks caused 3 gun ports to be built into the stern!!
  11. Hello , Thanks for the posts regarding the Privateer Marines . I find it interesting that so far no one on the possibly only book on the subject has reference ... The book I've found recently , but unfortunately not purchased because of the price .So unfortunately I can not contribute anything substantial on the subject MARINES OF THE Privateers - WAR OF 1812 McClellan , Edwin N. - Major , U.S. Marine Corps , Officer in Charge, Historical Section Ps: Frolick thanx ! I will look for The Republic's Private Navy: The American Privateering Business as Practiced in Baltimore During the War of 1812
  12. Hello , an interesting discussion. I have a question and think here is the right place to ask. On the Muster Roll of the Prince de Neufchatel Marines are listed.. Were the members of the U.S. Marine Corps or special privately funded Privateer Marines ?
  13. Hi! After Irving King The Coast Guard under Sail 1989 80 tonner: Surprise in 1815 Dallas 1821 Crawford 1821 all built in New York 51 tonner: Louisiana 1819 Alabama 1819 all built in New York and probably Search 1815 Newport, Rhode Island Detector 1815 Newport, Rhode Island Wasp in 1815 and a second Detector 1815 Portland, Maine Without warranty, because of the quick look I threw in the book. King, unlike Chapelle,.calls his sources. And these sources seem convincing to me. An interesting book whose purchase is also worth due to small anecdotes from the life of the ships.
  14. Thanks for the review Wayne The book is one of my favorite books about ships of the early U.S. Navy. And for a while I wanted to build models of the two ships.
  15. Hi! For the War of 1812, there are apparently only one written notice on the yellow stripe, probably in the logbook, and this is for the period under Stewarts command. On 11.Feb. 1814, writes Martin in his book A Most Fortunate Ship, he made ​​his identity less clear by repainting the gun streak yellow, in the British style. And the yellow stripe from this period is confirmed by the report of the commander of HMS Junon. See Article A Marblehead Escape