Stewart, Charles

Stewart, Charles,

1778–1869, American naval officer, b. Philadelphia. He was commissioned a lieutenant in 1798 after having served in the merchant marine and was a brilliant commander of the ConstitutionConstitution,
U.S. 44-gun frigate, nicknamed Old Ironsides. It is perhaps the most famous vessel in the history of the U.S. navy. Authorized by Congress in 1794, the ship was launched in 1797 and was commissioned and put to sea in 1798 in the undeclared naval war with the
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 in the War of 1812. After a long and varied career Stewart was promoted to rear admiral on the retired list in 1862.
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For the most part the Eagles are the same side that scooped a fantastic treble last term, with crowd favourites Darius Defoe, Lynard Stewart, Charles Smith, Reggie Jackson and Andrew Bridge all back to play a big part.
And when you get guys actually listening to advice, whether it be from me or Andrew Bridge, Lynard Stewart, Charles Smith or even Darius Defoe, it is a healthy sign.
I look forward to working with Martha Stewart, Charles Koppelman and the other distinguished members of the Board, as well as the talented management team to help grow the company in the years ahead," said Mr.
From Bye Bye Birdie by Michael Stewart, Charles Strouse and Lee Adams.