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William Thompson

Rank(s): Able Seaman

Dates of Service: 8/19/1812 - 8/31/1812

Early Life

William Thompson’s place and date of birth are not known.

Thompson entered USS Constitution from HMS Guerriere after it was captured on August 19, 1812. Thompson was an American sailor who had been taken earlier by Guerriere. His rank was able seaman. He was landed on August 31, 1812 at Boston, Massachusetts.

Battles and Engagements

Thompson was on board Guerriere for Constitution‘s battle, but received a share of the prize money from the victory.

Thompson’s date and place of death are unknown.


Crew ID

13313