Rank(s): Marine Private
Dates of Service: 6/11/1812 - 4/30/1817
Birth Date: 1786
Jacob Turpin was born in 1786 in New Jersey.
Turpin enlisted on March 6, 1812 at Philadelphia. His rank was private. He transferred to USS Constitution on June 11, 1812. Turpin transferred from USS Constitution at the Charlestown Navy Yard and entered USS Enterprize on August 6, 1815. He was discharged on April 30, 1817.
Battles and Engagements
Turpin was on board for the battles with HMS Guerriere , HMS Java , HMS Cyane and HMS Levant .
Turpin’s date and place of death are unknown.