Rank(s): Able Seaman
Dates of Service: 12/8/1813 - 2/20/1815
James Shibals’s place and date of birth are not known.
Shibals entered USS Constitution as an able seaman on December 8, 1813 at Boston, Massachusetts. He was on larboard watch assigned to the mizzen top, and served as the first loader on the no. 4 carrondae. He transferred to the prize crew of either HMS Cyane or HMS Levant on February 20, 1815.
Battles and Engagements
Shibals was on board for the battle with HMS Cyane and HMS Levant.
Shibals’s date and place of death are unknown.