Rank(s): Able Seaman
Dates of Service: 7/20/1813 - 7/18/1815
Benjamin Vanderford’s place and date of birth are not known.
Vanderford entered USS Constitution as an able seaman on July 20, 1813 at Boston, Massachusetts. He was on the larboard watch, assigned to the mizzen top station, and served as the second loader on gun no. 4. He was discharged on July 18, 1815 at Boston, Massachusetts.
Battles and Engagements
Vanderford was on board for the battle with HMS Cyane and HMS Levant.
Vanderford’s date and place of death are unknown.