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Ship's Crew

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William Vandyne

Rank(s): Able Seaman

Dates of Service: 7/3/1812 - 2/2/1813

Early Life

Vandyne’s place and date of birth are unknown.

Vandyne enlisted in the US Navy on July 3, 1812. He joined Constitution ’s crew as an able seaman on July 10, 1812. He left the ship sometime after February 2, 1813.

Battles and Engagements

Vandyne participated in victories over HMS Guerriere on August 19, 1812 and HMS Java on December 29, 1812, and received $42.62 ½ and $42.30 in prize money. During the second battle he served as first sponger to carronade no. 10 on the spar deck.

Vandyne’s place and date of birth are unknown.


Crew ID

13955