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Tobias Humphries

Rank(s): Ordinary Seaman

Dates of Service: 8/4/1811 - 2/17/1813

Early Life

Humphries’ place and date of birth are unknown.

Ordinary Seaman Humphries transferred to the Constitution on August 4, 1811 from USS Essex. He left the ship sometime after February 17, 1813.

Battles and Engagements

During his service on board, the ship made a diplomatic voyage to France and Holland. Humphries participated in the victories over HMS Guerriere on August 19, 1812 and HMS Java on December 29, 1812. He received $42.62 ½ and $42.30 in prize money for the victories. During the second battle he served as 1st sponger for No. 7 long gun.

Humphries’ place and date of death are unknown.


Crew ID

6317