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Ship's Crew

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William Davidson

Rank(s): Ordinary Seaman

Dates of Service: 7/27/1811 - 2/17/1813

Early Life

Davison’s place and date of birth are unknown. Davidson had a son, William Davidson.

William Davidson joined Constitution ’s crew as an ordinary seaman on July 27, 1811 as a transfer from USS Hornet . In 1812, he was assigned to gun no. 10, 2nd loader as a part of the gun deck, second division. He was discharged after February 17, 1813.

Battles and Engagements

During his time on board, the ship made a diplomatic voyage to France and Holland. Davidson participated in the battle with HMS Guerriere and received $42.62 ½ in prize money. He also participated in the battle with HMS Java and received $42.30 in prize money.

Davidson’s place and date of death are unknown.


Crew ID

3416