Dates of Service: 6/9/1812 - 7/3/1813
Death Date: 7/3/1813
Richard Sharp’s place and date of birth are not known.
Sharp reported USS Constitution on June 9, 1812 at Washington Navy Yard. His rank was quartermaster. In battle, he served as second loader and fireman on gun no. 8. He died of unspecified causes on USS Constitution on July 3, 1813.
Battles and Engagements
Sharp was on board for the battles with HMS Guerriere and HMS Java.
Sharp died on July 3, 1813.