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Nathaniel Haraden, Sailing Master of the U.S.S. Constitution - Gloucester, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 36.535 W 070° 40.566
19T E 362518 N 4718748
Quick Description: A monument in honor of Nathaniel Haraden is located at the waterfront in Gloucester.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 10/23/2011 6:15:57 AM
Waymark Code: WMCXH9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
Views: 3

Long Description:

Along the waterfront on Western Avenue near the intersection with Essex Avenue is this artistic monument in honor of Nathaniel Haraden, the sailing master of the U.S.S. Constitution during the war with the Tripoli pirates. The sailing master is responsible for the navigation of the ship. The log book he kept detailed the attacks of August 3, 7, and 28, as well as the final action on September 3 of 1804.

An artistic bas relief sculpture of the U.S.S. Constitution adorns the plaque which is inscribed:

In Honor Of
An Intrepid Son of Gloucester

Nathaniel Haraden

Sailing Master of The
U.S. Frigate Constitution
Commended for Gallantry in Action
At the Siege of Tripoli, August 3, 1804

Placed by the City of Gloucester - 1932

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Type of memorial: Monument

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