USS CONSTELLATION: PRIDE OF THE AMERICAN NAVY
"Still, this readable, well-deserved tribute to a recently restored national treasure, currently docked in Baltimore, will reach a wider audience than the locally published profiles currently available. (Nonfiction. 10-12)"
The Constellation hasn't received the press accorded the Constitution, "Old Ironsides," but it was built at the same time (though broken up and rebuilt just prior to the Civil War), and also has a long, successful history in battle, as a hunter of slave ships, and as a training vessel. Read full book review >