Argosy Magazine-1/1954

Date:
January 1, 1954

Argosy Magazine, January 1954. Cover features a painting of USF Constellation, with yellow banner reading, "This is the ship they want to scuttle!" Magazine contains an article entitled "The Ship the Must Not Die!" by Fletcher Pratt. 9 pages.

Description (physical):

11.25x8.5, 96 pages

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
RG5-1.16
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Usf Frigate Constellation Adult Ticket-1975/76

Date:
May 28, 1905

US Frigate Constellation Adult Souvenir Ticket, 1975-1976. Left side of ticket has a profile image of the frigate. Reverse of ticket includes the ship's specifications and a brief composite history of the frigate and sloop.

Description (physical):

6.5x3.25

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
RG5-1.17
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Usf Constellation Child Souvenir Ticket-1975/76

Date:
May 28, 1905

US Frigate Constellation Child Souvenir Ticket, 1975-1976. Left side of ticket has a profile image of the frigate. Reverse of ticket includes the ship's specifications and a brief composite history of the frigate and sloop.

Description (physical):

6.5x3.25

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
RG5-1.18
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Lieutenant's Commission of John A. Cook, 1818

Date:
December 22, 1904

Commission. Lieutenant's Commission of John Anguila Cook, dated 4/1/1818. Commission is printed on parchment and features an eagle clutching lighting bolts motif at the top as well as the name of James Monroe. Document states that Cook has been appointed a lieutenant in the naval service and is signed at the bottom by SecNav Crowninshield and Pres. Monroe. The president's seal is located at the bottom center over a motif featuring nautical and military equipment. A note on the bottom left indicated that the commission was registered by Henry Rich and that it is Number 8, the lowest number of same date given rank. Reverse has blue NHF accession stamp dated 1/10/1941.

Description (physical):

18x13, parchment

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
2004.23.02
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Biography Of Lt. John A. Cook

Date:
1940s?

Biography of Lt. John Anguila Cook written by his granddaughter, Gwendolyn O. Fairfax Moncure. This detail how he obtained his midshipman's warrent from Pres. Madison, as well as as how he died.

Description (physical):

2 pages, 6.5" x 10.5" & 8.25" x 10.5"

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
RP1-1.2
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Hustvedt-constellation Cover-1942

Date:
April 25, 1905

Cover. Envelope addressed to Rear Admiral Hustvedt, USS Constellation, c/o Postmaster, New York, NY. Envelope has printed return address (in blue) "Commander Battleships, Atlantic Fleet, Care Postmaster New York, N.Y." Cover has four purple "For Defense" 3-cent stamps and one red 6-cent air mail stamp. Stamped in purple ink "Registered" at lower left, with handwritten "1306" in box. Reverse has two US Navy Registered cancellations, dated 7/2/1942 and one New York-Foreign cancellation dated 7/4/1942.

Description (physical):

6"x3.5"

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
RG4-1.28
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Nigro-constellation Cover-1942

Date:
April 25, 1905

Cover. Return address: "Alfred A. Nigro, USS Constellation, C/O Postmaster, New York, N.Y." Addressed to "Miss Madeline de Menezes, 2822 Myrtle Street, Oakland, California." "U.S. Navy Free" black ink stamp in upper right. US Navy cancellation dated 5/19/1942, AM.

Description (physical):

8.75" x 4"

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
RG4-1.29
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Uss Constellation Booklet-1939

Date:
April 22, 1905

Brochure. Cover shows a 3/4 starboard bow view of USS Constellation docked at NTS-Newport. In a box above picture: "U.S.S. Constellation/1797-Our Oldest Warship-1939". Beneath picture: "U.S. Naval Training Station/Newport, Rhode Island". Second page provides statistical data for the frigate when first launched in 1797. Opposite is a composite history of the frigate & sloop written by Captain L.F. Welch. This is continued on the back.

Description (physical):

5" x 7"

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
RG4-1.30
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Uss Constellation Booklet-1935/45

Date:
1935-1945

Booklet. Cover shows 3/4 starboard bow view of USS Constellation dressed for a special occaision. Above the image is printed: "The/U.S.S. Constellation". Beneath: "Oldest War Vessel Afloat/In Commission". Interior pages have a composite history of the frigate and sloop.

Description (physical):

8" x 5.25"

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
RG4-1.31
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Frederick M. Kenyon Discharge-1898

Date:
March 12, 1905

Certificate. Certificate of honorable discharge from the US Navy for Coal Passer Frederick M. Kenyon. The discharge is dated 8/25/1898 and was issued aboard USS Constellation, signed by Commander John W. Gowan. Reverse provides Kenyon's enlistment record signed by Lt. Little, descriptive list signed by the surgeon, and his pay record signed by Paymaster Thomas J. Cowie.

Description (physical):

10.375" x 7.75"

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
RG4-1.32
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum