Rank(s): Ordinary Seaman
Dates of Service: 6/19/1812 - 2/17/1813
Heed’s place and date of birth are unknown.
Ordinary Seaman James Heed reported to the Constitution at Washington, DC on June 19, 1812. He departed sometime after February 17, 1813.
Battles and Engagements
Heed 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 prize money for the victories. He served as a shotman and 1st boarder at long gun no. 9.
Heed’s place and date of death are unknown.