Rank(s): Able Seaman
Dates of Service: 8/13/1813 - 8/19/1815
Birth Date: 1790
Death Date: 1/18/1869
Peter Cline was born around 1790 in Holland. He married Nabby (Abigal) Smith on July 21, 1811. He resided in Gloucester, Massachusetts around 1811, in Boston, Massachusetts from 1827 to 1829, and in East Boston in 1848 and 1869. He was a member of the Independent Christian Society in Gloucester.
Cline joined Constitution ’s crew as an able seaman on August 13, 1813 or August 31, 1813. In 1814, he had the watch assignment of larboard and was assigned to the main top. He was discharged on July 16, 1815 or August 19, 1815.
Battles and Engagements
Cline participated in a war cruise, capturing a small British man-of-war and three merchantmen. He also participated in the battle with HMS Cyane and HMS Levant and received $22.19 in prize money.
From 1827 to 1830, Cline was a mariner in Boston, Massachusetts. He died on January 18, 1869 in East Boston.