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Ship's Crew

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Jacob Preston

Rank(s): Marine Private

Dates of Service: 11/15/1810 - 5/1/1813

Birth Date: 1783

Death Date: 6/1/1813

Early Life

Jacob Preston’s was born in 1783 in Pennsylvania.

Early Experience

He had been a soldier before joining the Marines.

On this enlistment, Preston was described as being 5 feet 11 inches tall, with grey eyes, brown hair and a sallow complexion.

Preston entered USS Constitution on November 15, 1810 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His rank was private. Preston was killed on USS Chesapake on June 1, 1813.

Battles and Engagements

Preston was on board for the battle with HMS Guerriere.

Preston was killed in action on June 1, 1813.


Crew ID

10922