James R. Howe
Dates of Service: 4/7/1811 - 2/17/1813
Howe’s place and date of birth are unknown.
Howe joined Constitution ’s crew as a boy on April 7, 1811 at Boston. He left the ship sometime after February 17, 1813.
Battles and Engagements
During Howe’s service on board, the ship made a diplomatic mission to France and Holland. Later he participated in victories over HMS Guerriere on August 19, 1812 and HMS Java on December 29, 1812. He received $42.62 ½ and $42.30 in prize money for the victories. He served as the powder passer for carronade no. 10 on the quarterdeck during the second engagement.
Howe’s place and date of death are unknown.