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Jonas Lord

Rank(s): Ordinary Seaman

Dates of Service: 5/4/1811 - 2/27/1813

Early Life

Lord’s date and place of birth are unknown.

.Lord attained the rank of ordinary seaman in the U.S. Navy on May 4, 1811 and immediately reported for duty aboard Constitution , entering at Boston, Massachusetts. Lord departed the ship February 27, 1813.

Battles and Engagements

During Lord’s time on board, the ship patrolled the American coast enforcing US trade laws, and later made a diplomatic voyage to northern Europe. He participated in victories over HMS Guerriere on August 19, 1812 and HMS Java on December 29, 1812. He received $42.62 ½ and $42.30 in prize money for the two victories. During the second engagement his station was no. 5 carronade, where he served as the gun’s 1st sponger.

Lord’s place and date of death are unknown.


Crew ID

7859