U.S.S. United States. First vessel completed for new U.S. Navy. Frigate was launched near here May 10, 1797. Flagship of Capt. John Barry; builder was Joshua Humphreys. In 1812, under Capt. Stephen Decatur, Jr., occurred its celebrated capture of H.M.S. Macedonian. Vessel scrapped at Norfolk, 1866.

555 S Columbus Blvd. (S of Independence Seaport Museum, and near Delaware Ave. and Chart House restaurant), Philadelphia, PA
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