Chester CT: The Globe Pequot Press, 1997. First Edition. INSCRIBED "For 'Suds'/'...she was man'd with hearts of gold.'/I know you'll keep it so./Tyrone G. Martin." 'Suds' is Herman Otto Sudholz served as the 58th Commander of the USS Constitution from 9/26/1980 to 6/22/1985, longer than any other person to date. 8vo. viii, , 387 pp. Bibliography; Glossary; Index. Illustrations. A fine copy in near fine publisher's color illustrated dustjacket (light creasing at corners and spine ends; small triangle crease to lower rear edge). Item #19111
The author was captain of the USS Constitution from 1974 - 1978 "...And here, for the first time in one place, is her unabridged story, masterfully told by the seaman who knnows her from billethead to eagle's crest." - dustjacket flap.