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John Dennie

Rank(s): Able Seaman

Dates of Service: 6/17/1810 - 8/1/1812

Early Life

John Dennie was born in England or Ireland. His date of birth is unknown.

Dennie joined Constitution ’s crew as an able seaman on June 17, 1810 as a transfer from USS President. He was discharged on April 23, 1811. He was on Gunboat 85 and then transferred back to Constitution on August 1, 1812. In 1812, he was assigned to gun no. 14, 2nd Captain/1st Boarder as a part of the third division, gun deck.

Battles and Engagements

During his first time on board, the ship patrolled the American coast enforcing US trade laws. Dennie participated in the battle with HMS Guerriere and received $42.62 ½ in prize money. He also participated in the battle with HMS Java and received $42.30 in prize money.

Dennie was transferred to Sackets Harbor, New York around April 1813. His place and date of death are unknown.


Crew ID

3732