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John Thompson

Rank(s): Able Seaman

Dates of Service: 7/10/1812 - 7/21/1815

Early Life

John Thompson’s place and date of birth are not known.

Thompson entered USS Constitution on July 10, 1812 at Hampton Roads, Virginia. His rank was able seaman. He was on the larboard watch, assigned to the mizzen top station, and served as the first sponger on gun no. 3. He was discharged on July 21, 1815.

Battles and Engagements

Thompson was on board for the battles with HMS Guerriere, HMS Java, HMS Cyane and HMS Levant.

Thompson’s date and place of death are unknown.


Crew ID

13787