Rank(s): Ordinary Seaman
Dates of Service: 7/10/1811 - 2/27/1813
Johnson’s date and place of birth are unknown.
Ordinary Seaman Samuel Johnson was transferred from USS Hornet to Constitution on July 10, 1811. He left the ship sometime after February 27, 1813.
Battles and Engagements
While serving on board, the ship carried out a diplomatic mission to France and Holland. He participated in victories over HMS Guerriere on August 19, 1812 and HMS Java on December 29, 1812, receiving $42.62 ½ and $42.30 in prize money for the victories. During the second engagement he served as 2nd sponger on no. 7 carronade on the quarterdeck.
Johnson’s date and place of death are unknown.