The Day USS Constitution Earned the Nickname Old Ironsides in Boston, Hull quickly readied his ship to return to sea, and sailed from port in three days. Dec 6, 2010 Constitution (Old Ironsides), as a combat vessel, carried 48,600 This was sufficient to last six months of sustained operations at sea. However, let it be noted that according to her ship.s log, On July 27, Not only is this forward full of errors, it is somewhat insulting to the real history of Old Ironsides. Aug 19, 2014 Old Ironsides Earns Her Nickname On August 19, 1812, the crew of the USS Constitution caught sight of the British HMS Guerriere at sea off Nova The two ships approached each other, and the Guerriere began firing at the There was no practical reason Hull needed to return to port, but he wanted.
Mar 1, 2015 Old Ironsides” might be the nickname the USS Constitution wa