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DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY -- NAVAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE COMMAND

Officers of the War of 1812

Captains

List is arranged by date of commission.

Names and Rank.

Dates of Commissions.

Where Stationed.
Alexander Murray 1 July, 1798 Navy Yard, Philadelphia
John Rodgers 5 March, 1799 President of the Navy Board, Washington
James Barron 22 May, -- Absent from the U.S.--Not on duty
William Bainbridge 20 do. 1800 Independence 74, Mediterranean
Hugh G. Campbell 16 Oct. -- Charleston, S.C.
Stephen Decatur 16 Feb. 1804 Frigate Guerriere, Mediterranean
Thomas Tingey 23 Nov. -- Navy Yard, Washington
Charles Stewart 22 April 1806 Furloughed June 26, 1815
Isaac Hull 23 do. -- Charlestown, Mass.
Isaac Chauncey 24 do. -- Washington, 74
John Shaw 27 Aug. 1807 Frigate "U. States"
John Smith 29 Oct. 1810 Franklin 74
John H. Dent 29 Dec. 1811 Newport, R.I.
David Porter 2 July 1812 A Commissioner of the Navy Board, Washington
John Cassin 3 do. -- Navy Yard, Gosport, Va.
Samuel Evans 4 July 1812 Navy Yard, N.Y.
Charles Gordon 2 March, 1813 Frigate Constellation, Mediterranean
Jacob Jones 3 do -- Frigate Macedonian, Mediterranean
Charles Morris 5 do. -- Frigate Congress, Mediterranean
Joseph Tarbell No. 1 21 July -- Norfolk, Va.
Arthur Sinclair No. 2 24 do. -- Lake Erie
Oliver Hazard Perry 10 Sept. -- Frigate Java
Thomas Macdonough 11 do. 1814 Portsmouth, N.H.
Lewis Warrington 22 Nov. -- Sloop Peacock
Joseph Bainbridge 23 do. -- Staten Island, N.Y.
William Crane 24 do. -- Independence 74
Johnston Blakeley 25 do. -- Sloop Wasp
James T. Leonard 4 Feb. 1815 Lake Champlain
James Biddle No. 1 28 do. -- Sloop Hornet
Charles G. Ridgeley No. 2 28 do. -- Sloop Erie
Robert T. Spence No. 3 28 do. -- Baltimore Navy Yard
Daniel T. Patterson No. 4 28 do. -- New Orleans


Source: Naval Register: Printed by Order of the Secretary of the Navy. August 1st, 1815. Washington, D.C.: Weightman, [1815].