William B. Orne
Dates of Service: 8/19/1812 - 8/31/1812
William B. Orne’s place and date of birth are not known.
An American merchant ship’s master, Dumas had been captured by the Royal Navy and taken aboard HMS Guerriere prior to the British ship’s engagement with USS Constitution on August 19, 1812.
Orne was received on board USS Constitution from Guerriere while at sea on August 19, 1812. He was not enlisted in the U.S. Navy, and was instead considered a supernumerary. Orne disembarked USS Constitution on August 31, 1812 at Boston, Massachusetts.
Battles and Engagements
Orne was a prisoner on board HMS Guerriere during the battle.
Orne’s date and place of death are unknown.