Rank(s): Able Seaman
Dates of Service: 3/17/1812 -
John Boney’s place and date of birth are not known.
Boney joined USS Constitution as an able seaman on March 17, 1812. He earned $12 a month. He was assigned to the gun no. 5 train.
Battles and Engagements
Boney participated in the battles with HMS Guerriere and HMS Java , for which received $42.30 and $42.60 1/2 respectively in prize money. He also participated in the taking of four British merchant brigs, for which he also would have received a share of prize money.
Boney’s date and place of death are unknown.