Mystic, CT: Mystic Seaport Museum, 1995. First Edition. INSCRIBED "To Suds, Captain of/the world's most/famous fighting/ship./With respect and/adminration./Bill Fowler/May 1996." ''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. xv, , 231 pp. Illustrations. A fine copy in publisher's color printed dustjacket. Item #19112
"...brings us the full and fascinating life of a man who was soldier, sailor, Revolutionary War hero, prisoner of war, politician, businessman, country gentleman, Captain in the U.S. Navy, and honored citizen of the republic he helped to create." - dustjacket rear. Talbot served as Captain of the USS Constitution from 1799 to 1801.