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John Bowditch

Rank(s): Able Seaman

Dates of Service: 10/10/1813 - 2/20/1815

Early Life

Bowditch’s place and date of birth are unknown.

John Bowditch joined the Constitution ’s crew as an able seaman on October 10, 1813.

Battles and Engagements

Bowditch participated in a war cruise, capturing one small British man-of-war and three merchantmen. He was also on board for the victory over HMS Cyane and HMS Levant on February 20, 1815. He received $22.19 in prize money.

Bowditch was transferred to USS Congress on June 1, 1815. His place and date of death are unknown.


Crew ID

15395