Rank(s): Able Seaman
Dates of Service: 12/31/1813 - 6/9/1815
Alden Potter’s place and date of birth are not known.
Potter entered USS Constitution as an able seaman on December 31, 1813 at Boston, Massachusetts. He was on the larboard watch, assigned to the afterguard station. In battle, he served as first sponger on the no. 13 gun. He was demoted on February 12, 1814 to ordinary seaman. He transferred from USS Constitution on June 9, 1815.
Battles and Engagements
Potter was on board for the battle with HMS Cyane and HMS Levant.
Potter’s date and place of death are unknown.