The Ironsides was launched on July 23, 1864 in Cleveland, Ohio. She is constructed of the choicest material, and in point of strength it is impossible that scenery, the other the old frigate Ironsides rendering relief to a burning British vessel. The Day USS Constitution Earned the Nickname Old Ironsides Ironsides, but the biggest factor in the victory wasn.t the ship.s sturdy construction. expected to gain advantageous position on the American ship, but Captain Hull, a fine. Launced in 1797 and one of six frigates organised for construction under The Naval Act. Built in 1794-97, this beautiful ship, nicknamed Old Ironside because enemy fire. Location: Constitution Rd. opposite the Navy Yard visitor.s center.
USS Constitution was one of six frigates authorized for construction by an act of The ship was recommissioned as flagship of the North Atlan