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Nelson Peters

Rank(s): Able Seaman

Dates of Service: 7/2/1812 - 2/2/1813

Early Life

Peters’ place and date of birth are unknown.

Peters enlisted in the US Navy on July 2, 1812. He joined Constitution ’s crew as an able seaman on July 10, 1812. He left the ship sometime after February 2, 1813.

Battles and Engagements

Peters participated in victories over HMS Guerriere on August 19, 1812 and HMS Java on December 29, 1812, and received $42.62 ½ and $42.30 in prize money. During the second battle he served at gun no. 9 on the gun deck.

Peters’ place and date of birth are unknown.


Crew ID

10941