Rank(s): Able Seaman
Dates of Service: 3/1/1811 - 2/17/1813
John Bevens’s place and date of birth are not known.
Bevens entered USS Constitution on March 1, 1811 at New York, New York. His rank was able seaman. He attempted to desert on March 10, 1812 at Norfolk, Virginia, but was recaptured on March 15. He deserted again on April 12, 1812 at Washington, D.C., and was recaptured USS Constitution on June 9, 1812. Bevens was discharged on February 17, 1813. His rank was able seaman.
Battles and Engagements
Bevens was on board for the battles with HMS Java and HMS Guerriere .
Bevens’s date and place of death are unknown.