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James R. Howe

Rank(s): Boy

Dates of Service: 4/7/1811 - 2/17/1813

Early Life

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.


Crew ID

6283