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In Honor of Nathaniel Haraden

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, September 26, 2010
1. In Honor of Nathaniel Haraden Marker
Inscription.
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 Seige of Tripoli, August 3, 1804
Placed by the City of Gloucester - 1932

 
Erected 1932 by the City of Gloucester.
 
Location. 42° 36.535′ N, 70° 40.566′ W. Marker is in Gloucester, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Western Avenue (Massachusetts Route 127) and Essex Avenue (Massachusetts Route 133), on the right when traveling north on Western Avenue. Touch for map. Located in Stacy Boulevard Waterfront Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gloucester MA 01930, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gloucester World War II Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Gloucester World War II Merchant Marine Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Gloucester Fishermen's Wives Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Blynman Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stacy Esplanade (approx. 0.2 miles
In Honor of Nathaniel Haraden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 26, 2010
2. In Honor of Nathaniel Haraden Marker
Beyond the monument is Gloucester Harbor and Stage Fort Park.
away); Nathaniel Warner Company Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gloucester Korean – Vietnam Veterans Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stage Fort Fisherman's Field (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gloucester.
 
Regarding In Honor of Nathaniel Haraden. Sailing Master Nathaniel Haraden reported onboard the U.S.S. Constitution June 30, 1802 as shipkeeper of the ship, then in ordinary (deactivated reserve). Served as Commodore Preble's Sailing Master in the Mediterranean, his journal became a valuable source of information about the ship during his period aboard her.
 
Also see . . .  Old Ironsides' Battle Record, Bombardment of Tripoli. (Submitted on September 30, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Additional keywords. Barbary Pirates
 
Categories. War of 1812Waterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 30, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 930 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 30, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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