Rank(s): Ordinary Seaman
Dates of Service: 8/6/1812 -
Joshua Abbott’s place and date of birth are unknown.
Abbott joined USS Constitution as an ordinary seaman on August 6, 1812, earning $10 per month. He was assigned to gun no. 15, first sponger, third division.
Battles and Engagements
Abbott was on board for the battles with HMS Guerriere and HMS Java . He also participated in taking four British merchant brigs. For each of engagements, Abbott would have received a share of the prize money.
Abbott was discharged on February 17, 1813. His place and date of death is not known.