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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
MUSEUM:  
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Ship's Crew

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James Haley

Rank(s): Able Seaman

Dates of Service: 7/30/1812 - 8/19/1812

Early Life

Haley’s date and place of birth unknown.

Haley reported for duty aboard Constitution on July 30, 1812, a transfer from gunboat 85 in Boston.

Battles and Engagements

Haley participated in the victory over HMS Guerriere on August 19, 1812. The triumphant Constitution returned to Boston Harbor on August 30, and soon after, on September 20, Haley deserted. By doing so, he forfeited his share of the $50,000 in prize money for the victory.

Haley’s place and date of death are unknown.


Crew ID

5397