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Joseph Roberts

Rank(s): Able Seaman

Dates of Service: 7/10/1812 - 10/15/1813

Early Life

Roberts’ place and date of birth are unknown.

Roberts joined Constitution ’s crew as an able seaman on July 10, 1812. He reentered on August 5, 1813, but deserted on October 15, 1813.

Battles and Engagements

Roberts participated in victories over HMS Guerriere on August 19, 1812 and HMS Java on December 29, 1812, but because he later deserted, he forfeited his prize money. During the second battle, he attended the fore preventer braces and fore top bowlines.

Roberts’ place and date of death are unknown.


Crew ID

11478