Edmund Hartt

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Hartt House, Hull Street, Boston, ca. 1895–1905.

Edmund Hartt (died March 14, 1776, aged 77)[1] was a master carpenter and owned the shipyard in Boston, Massachusetts where USS Constitution was constructed in 1797.[2] The shipyard was located in the North End of Boston, near the location of the present Coast Guard base. [3] He also built USS Boston (1799), USS Argus (1803), and USS Independence (1814).

Hartt and his descendants lived for many years in "Hartt House" at 24-26 Hull Street in Boston.[1][4] He is buried at Copp's Hill Burying Ground in Boston.[5]


  1. ^ a b Roberts, Oliver Ayer (1897). History of the Military Company of the Massachusetts, Now Called the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts. 1637-1888. A. Mudge & son. p. 10.
  2. ^ "Building Constitution". Archived from the original on 2008-05-13. Retrieved 2008-02-04.
  3. ^ https://www.ussconstitutionmuseum.org/discover-constitutions-history/topics-in-constitutions-history/launch/
  4. ^ Strahan, Derek (August 24, 2014). "Edmund Hartt House, Boston". Edmund Hartt House, Boston.
  5. ^ "Copp's Hill Burying Ground". Retrieved 2008-02-04.