Tyrone G. Martin, Commander, USN (Ret.), was the first Constitution skipper since 1815 to be decorated for his command tour. He is the author of Undefeated and Creating a Legend, and he has written numerous articles for such magazines as the U.S. Naval Institute's Proceedings and Naval History, and for American Neptune.

Articles by Tyrone Martin

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The Butcher's Bill

By Commander Tyrone G. Martin, U.S. Navy (Retired)
August 2009
Wounded by musket balls, round shot, langrage, and a splinter, Old Ironside's Guerriere casualties received treatment ranging from enemas to amputation.
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A Gentlemanly Mutiny

By Commander Tyrone G. Martin, U. S. Navy (Retired)
February 2008
Unrest over the leadership of USS Constitution Captain Jesse Duncan Elliott during an 1835 European cruise led 20 officers to leave Old Ironsides.

Books by Tyrone Martin