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Ship's Crew

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James Clark

Rank(s): Able Seaman

Dates of Service: 6/15/1813 - 6/15/1815

Early Life

Clark’s place and date of birth are unknown.

James Clark joined Constitution ’s crew as an able seaman on June 15, 1813. In 1814, he was assigned to gun no. 2, 1st sponger as a part of the first division. He served in the prize crew of ex-HMS Cyane , captured on February 20, 1815, then rejoined the ship that May. He was discharged on June 15, 1815.

Battles and Engagements

He participated in the battles with HMS Cyane and HMS Levant and received $22.19 in prize money. During his time on board, the ship made a war cruise capturing a small British man-of-war and three merchantmen.

Clark’s place and date of death are unknown.


Crew ID

2944