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James Mecan

Rank(s): Ordinary Seaman

Dates of Service: 6/23/1812 - 8/19/1812

Early Life

Mecan’s date and place of birth are unknown.

Mecan was recruited in Norfolk, Virginia by Lieutenant Charles W. Morgan on June 23, 1812. He joined Constitution ’s crew as an ordinary seaman on July 2, 1812 while the ship lay at Annapolis, Maryland. It is not known when he left the ship.

Battles and Engagements

Mecan most likely participated in the battle with HMS Guerriere on August 19, 1812.

Mecan’s date and place of death are unknown.


Crew ID

9221