National Park of Isla Contoy: If you are an individual traveler, we invite you to take one of our regular tours on Historical Motor Sailor recreation of Pirate Jean Laffits's sloop of war, every Tue.,Thu. and Sun. 9am-5pm.  $ 80 includes: Snorkel stop at the barrier reef*; Snorkel gear; Open bar; Delicious fish BBQ, catch of the day; English speaking tour guide.

National Park of Isla Contoy: If you are an individual traveler, we invite you to take one of our regular tours on Historical Motor Sailor recreation of Pirate Jean Laffits's sloop of war.

Patrick O'Brien “USS CONSTELLATION on Patrol”. USS Constellation, 1854, a sloop-of-war, the only ship left that had active service during the Civil War.

“USS CONSTELLATION on Patrol” Patrick O’Brien Oil 24 x a sloop-of-war, the only ship left in 1854 that had active service during the Civil War.

Simon (c. 1947 - 28 November 1949) was the ship's cat on the Royal Navy sloop HMS Amethyst. In 1949, during the Yangtze Incident, he received the PDSA's Dickin Medal after surviving injuries from a cannon shell, raising morale, and killing off a rat infestation during his service.

Simon (c. 1947 - 28 November was the ship's cat on the Royal Navy sloop…

"Back when the ships were made of wood and The men that served om them were made of Iron" ~USS Consellation

July 1854 – USS Constellation the last all-sail warship built by the United States Navy, is commissioned.

Able Seacat Simon (fair use) @Briana Gordon Simon was a heroic seacat who received a medal for his war efforts. There's also a short YouTube video of him, which I wasn't able to pin.

Simon the cat. In during the Yangtze Incident, Simon the cat received the PDSA's Dickin Medal after surviving injuries from a cannon shell, raising morale, and killing off a rat infestation during his service.

Action Between U.S. Sloop-of-War Wasp and H.M. Brig-of-War Frolic Painting  - Action Between U.S. Sloop-of-War Wasp and H.M. Brig-of-War Frolic Fine Art Print

Richard Willis , Action Between U. Sloop-of-War "Wasp" and H. Brig-of-War "Frolic", 1812

Sloop of War

Sloop of War

There are three ships of the United States Navy that have borne the name USS Constellation, honoring the new constellation of stars (it was up to 15 when the first was launched) on the United States flag.

Capture of the El Gamo, the historical event upon which the capture of the Cacafuego is based

Aubrey-Maturin in Brief 1: Master and Commander

"el Diablo" Thomas Cochrane's commerce raiding cruise in the Western Mediterranean reached its climax when his brig sloop “Speedy” met with the Spanish xebec frigate “El Gamo”, dispatched to put a stop to Cochrane’s game.

Tall Ships

USS Kearsarge was a Mohican-class screw-sloop built during the American Civil War. Ordered to European waters, Kearsarge famously defeated the Confederate raider CSS Alabama on June Kearsarge remained in service until when it ran aground on Roncador Cay.

The "Constitution" and the War of 1812. The oak timbers seemed impervious to the pounding of enemy cannon balls, as if the sides were made of iron. The ship was immortalized by Oliver Wendell Holmes in his poem, "Old Ironsides." Commanded by Commodore William Bainbridge, the "Constitution" annihilated the British frigate "Java." On Feb. 18, 1815, Capt. Charles Stewart commanding, defeated the British heavy corvette "Cyane," and the sloop of war "Levant."

Why was the American frigate called “Old Ironsides? The American frigate was called “Old Ironsides” because the British shot bounced of the side of the ship like it was made of iron.

HM Sloop Investigator was a survey ship of the Royal Navy. In 1802, under the command of Matthew Flinders, she was the first ship to circumnavigate Australia.

HM Sloop Investigator was a survey ship of the Royal Navy. In under the command of Matthew Flinders, she was the first ship to circumnavigate Australia.

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The sloop-of-war, protected by wood and driven purely by wind power, was a common sight early in the century.

USS Kearsarge, a Mohican-class sloop-of war, is best known for her defeat of the Confederate commerce raider CSS Alabama during the American Civil War. The Kearsarge was the only ship of the United States Navy named for Mount Kearsarge in New Hampshire.

In 1864 two ships began fighting five miles from the French coast. They were the Alabama and Kearsarge, bringing the American Civil war to the high seas.

Lot-3305-18: U.S. Navy sloop of war, USS Hartford (1859-1926), port view. Photographed by K. Loeffler, 1909. Courtesy of the Library of Congress. (2016/06/03).

Navy sloop of war, USS Hartford port view. Loeffler, Courtesy of the Library of Congress.

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