John Collings Long
Dates of Service: 6/18/1812 - 6/21/1814
Death Date: 9/2/1865
John Collings Long was likely born in New Hampshire. His date of birth is not known.
Long received his warrant on June 18, 1812. His rank was midshipman. He entered USS Constitution on October 28, 1812 at Boston, Massachusetts. He was discharged on June 21, 1814 at Boston, Massachusetts.
Battles and Engagements
Long was on board for the battles with HMS Java and HMS Pictou.
Long remained in the Navy, serving in a variety of other billets as a lieutenant and commander. He retired as commodore on July 16, 1862. Long died on September 2, 1865.