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Daniel Holland

Rank(s): Able Seaman

Dates of Service: 6/6/1811 - 2/17/1813

Early Life

Holland’s place and date of birth are unknown.

Seaman Daniel Holland was transferred to Constitution from USS Hornet on June 6, 1811 at Washington, DC. He left the ship sometime after February 17, 1813.

Battles and Engagements

While Holland was board, the ship made a diplomatic voyage to France and Holland. He participated in the battles with 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. He also volunteered to augment Commodore John Rodgers’ squadron when a battle with a British squadron was expected, but none ensued. His battle station was at the No. 4 long gun on the gun deck, where he served as shot passer and 1st boarder.

Holland’s place and date of death are unknown.


Crew ID

6197