Report of frigate United States defects and request to repair

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Date March 23, 1798
Author Name War Office Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Joshua Humphreys (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Captain John Barry of frigate United States reports seams are opened and oakum loosened. Humphreys is asked to oversee an estimate of repairs.
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups Joshua Humphreys; James McHenry; naval constructor; Secretary War; War Department; Captain John Barry; naval superintendent; Josiah Fox; Navy constructor; ;
Related Places War Office; Delaware; Philadelphia; Delaware river; ;
Keywords frigate United States; oakum; seams; decks; tops; sides; ;
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