Rank(s): Able Seaman
Dates of Service: 6/15/1812 - 2/17/1813
Dent’s place and date of birth are unknown.
Dent enlisted as an able seaman on June 9, 1812.
Joseph Dent joined Constitution ’s crew as an able seaman on June 15, 1812. In 1812, he was assigned gun no. 3, 3rd sponger/2nd boarder as a part of the first division, gun deck. He was discharged after February 17, 1813.
Battles and Engagements
Dent 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.
Dent’s place and date of death are unknown.