Rank(s): Ordinary Seaman
Dates of Service: 6/29/1812 - 2/27/1813
Lynes’ date and place of birth are unknown.
Lynes enlisted at Philadelphia on June 29, 1812 and reported for duty aboard Constitution on July 3, 1812 while the ship was at Annapolis, Maryland. He left the ship sometime after February 27, 1813.
Battles and Engagements
Lynes participated in the battles against HMS Guerriere on August 19, 1812 and HMS Java on December 29, 1812, receiving $42.62 ½ and $42.30 in prize money for the victories. During the Java battle he was stationed at no. 1 carronade and served as the 1st boarder.
Lynes’ place and date of death are unknown.