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DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY -- NAVAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE COMMAND

Officers of the War of 1812

Sailing Masters

List is grouped by first letter of last name, then by date of warrant  [A]  [B]  [C]  [D]  [E]  [F]  [G]  [H]  [J]  [K]  [L]  [M]  [N]  [O]  [P]  [R]  [S]  [T]  [U, V]  [W]  [Y

Names and Rank.

Dates of Commissions.

Where Stationed.

[A.] 
Arundell, Robert 20 May, 1812 New York
Almy, Thomas C. 26 June, -- Ditto
Adams, James H. 10 July, -- Ditto
Adams, Samuel W. 3 do 1813 Ditto
Arnold, John 3 do -- Ditto

[B.] 
Brooke, Samuel 17 Oct. 1803 Frigate John Adams
Barry, Edward 28 Feb. -- Philadelphia, 1811
Brown, Eli 25 April, 1812 Portsmouth, N.H.
Bloodgood, Abraham 25 June, -- New York
Binder, George 2 July, -- Philadelphia
Bennet, Cornelius 9 Dec. -- Charlestown, Massachusetts
Briggs, Samuel R. 3 July, 1813 New York
Biker, Nicholas 3 do -- Ditto
Brum, Philip 15 Feb. 1813 Furloughed May 2, 1815
Bassett, James 18 April, 1814 Philadelphia
Bowie, Henry Actg. S. Master Frigate Guerriere

[C.] 
Carr, James E. 4 Aug. 1807 Boston
Catalano, Salvadore 9 do 1809 Washington Navy Yard
Chambers, Thomas 24 Feb. 1812 New York
Carter, John K. 9 May, -- Ditto
Coit, William 26 do -- New London
Cox, Richard J. 23 June, -- Norfolk, Va.
Cooper, James B. A.L. 9 July, -- Ship Alert
Caldwell, William M. A.L. 21 March, 1813 Frigate Congress
Clough, John 3 July, -- New York
Chamberlain, S.P. 8 Jan. 1814 Brig Saranac
Collins, William 3 Feb. -- St. Mary's, Georgia
Cansler, William 29 March, -- Charleston, S.C.
Croft, George 17 Aug. -- Ditto

[D.] 
Dudley, Linton 25 Jan. 1809 Charleston, S.C.
Dealy, Richard 14 Feb. 1811 New Orleans
Doxey, Biscoe 24 June, 1812 Baltimore
Davis, George 20 July, -- Ditto
Dove, Marmaduke 29 Aug. -- Washington
Dobbins, Daniel 16 Sept. -- Lake Erie
Dill, J.H. 10 April, 1813 Cartel Persaverance
Dodge, Billy 3 July, -- New York
De la Roche, Geo. F. 3 Aug. -- Furloughed April 24, 1815
Dorgan, Andrew 11 Sept. -- Norfolk, Va.
Downes, Shubal 12 do -- Brig Siren, September 12, 1813
Drew, John 6 Dec. 1814 Furloughed April 18, 1815
Dunston, William 3 April, 1815 Philadelphia

[E.] 
Ellison, Francis H. 3 July, 1813 Sackett's Harbor

[F.] 
Ferris, Jonathon D. 28 Feb. 1809 New York
Ford, Augustus 28 March 1810 Lake Ontario
Fisk, Squire 7 May, 1812 Philadelphia
Fleetwood, William 7 do -- Baltimore
Ferguson, James 27 do -- Frigate Constellation

[G.] 
Gerry, Samuel R. 17 Jan. 1809 Marblehead, Maine
Green, William 26 June, 1812 Lake Champlain
Godfrey, Thomas 18 April, 1815 Sloop Erie

[H.] 
Herbert, Joshua 4 Aug. 1807 New Orleans
Hulburd, John 11 Feb. 1809 Brig Boxer
Hutton, John S. 24 do -- Lake Ontario
Hamersley, Thomas 14 Jan. 1812 Frigate Constellation
Henry, Henry A.L. 1 July, -- Schooner Torch
Hallowell, George 5 Dec. -- St. Mary's, Georgia
Hixon, Samuel C. 30 April, 1814 Furloughed June 21, 1815
Hill, Henry D. 16 June, -- Furloughed March 10, 1815
Haller, Isaac 7 July, -- Charleston, S.C.
Hawksworth, G.T. Actg. S. Master New York Navy Yard
Heartie, Isaac T. Actg. S. Master Furloughed July 6, 1815

[J.] 
Jones, Edward 26 Jan. 1809 Charleston, S.C.
Jennings, Nathaniel 30 March, 1812 New York Navy Yard
Jones, Daniel 8 May, -- New York
Jenkins, John D. 26 do -- Ditto
Johnston, Robert 10 May, 1813 Norfolk, Va.
Johnson, William 6 June, 1815 New Orleans

[K.] 
Kingston, Samuel 29 June, 1812 Philadelphia
Knox, Robert 20 July, -- Charlestown, Massachusetts
Kemper, Sylvester 30 Oct. -- Lake Ontario
Kitts, John 15 May, 1813 Schooner Spitfire

[L.] 
Levy, Uriah 21 Oct. 1812 Philadelphia
Loomis, Jairus 11 Nov. -- New York
Luckett, Alexander 15 Dec. -- Cartel Analostan
Lowe, Vincent 20 March, 1813 Philadelphia
Lindsey, Joseph 17 March, 1814 Lake Champlain
Lee, William 30 April, 1815 Brig Spark

[M.] 
Mooney, John 23 Jan. 1809 Wilmington, N.C.
Mull, Jacob 13 Feb. -- Frigate Java
Mork, James A.L. 14 July, 1812 Furloughed March 27, 1815
M'Carty, William D. 18 do -- Frigate Constitution
Moliere, Henry 1 Aug. -- Brig Prometheus
Moliere, Lucas 1 Aug. 1812 Philadelphia
M'Connell, William 2 Nov. -- St. Mary's, Georgia
Mix, Elijah 12 June, 1813 Furloughed June 1, 1815
Mullaby, Francis 3 July, -- Furloughed March 11, 1815
Mulford, Richard 3 do -- New York
M'Pherson, Hugh 1 April, 1814 Philadelphia
Malbone, William F. 4 do -- Newport, R.I.
Manlove, David 24 May, -- Philadelphia
M'Lachlin, Philip 28 July, -- Charleston, S.C.
Meyers, Steuben 18 Nov. -- Sloop Peacock
Miller, William 28 Jan. 1815 Philadelphia
M'Night, William Actg. S. Master Frigate Macedonian
Maynadier, Daniel Ditto Brig Flambeau

[N.] 
Nantz, John 7 July, 1812 Baltimore
Nicolson, William 14 Aug. 1813 Lake Erie
Northrop, Job 22 Jan. 1815 Schooner Torch
Nichols, Thomas Actg. S. Master Frigate Congress

[O.] 
Owings, John C. 15 Sept. 1806 New Orleans
Osgood, Joseph 3 July, 1813 Lake Ontario

[P.] 
Phipps, David 1 Jan. 1801 Newport, R.I.
Prentiss, Jabez 4 Feb. 1809 Norfolk, Va.
Page, Lewis B. 9 March, -- Schooner Hornet
Potts, James R. 24 July, 1812 Norfolk, Va.
Payne, Thomas 10 Oct. -- St. Mary's, Georgia
Polk, William W. 18 July, 1814 Brig Chippewa

[R.] 
Rogers, James 6 April, 1810 New York
Robins, William M. 1812 Charlestown, Massachusetts
Romey, Edward 18 Nov. -- Sloop Hornet
Rinker, Samuel 3 Sept. 1813 Philadelphia
Rutter, Thomas 9 Nov. -- Ditto

[S.] 
Sountag, George S. 4 Aug. 1807 Philadelphia
Stevens, Joseph 3 May, 1812 Ditto
Smith, Horace 17 July, -- Baltimore
Smith, William P. 26 Dec. -- Cartel Analostan
Story, Thomas W. 27 April, 1813 Frigate "U. States"
Sheed, William W. 5 May, -- Furloughed March 2, 1815
Stoodley, Nathaniel 14 Aug. -- Portsmouth, N.H.
Stellwagen, D.S. 14 May, 1814 Lake Champlain
Shoemaker, David Jr. 19 Oct. -- Furloughed March 1, 1815
Spilman, James 3 Feb. 1815 Furloughed March 2, 1815

[T.] 
Trant, James 10 April, 1799 Schooner Nonsuch
Taylor, James 16 May, 1812 New York
Taylor, Joseph 14 July, -- Charleston, S.C.
Topham, Philip M. 27 July, 1813 Newport, R.I.
Tew, Henry 28 March, 1814 Lake Champlain
Tatem, Robert S. 21 July, -- Sloop Ontario
Terry, James 20 April, 1815 Brig Firefly

[U, V.] 
Ulrick, George 4 Dec. 1809 New Orleans
Van Voorhis, Robert B. 28 Feb. -- New York Navy Yard
Vaughn, William 22 Aug. 1812 Lake Ontario
Verner, Henry 5 Dec. -- Charlestown, Massachusetts

[W.] 
Williamson, James L. 4 Aug. 1807 New Orleans
Watts, Thomas 9 Feb. 1809 Charleston, S.C.
Wilkinson, Henry 1 Jan. 1812 Lake Ontario
Wilson, George M. 24 July, -- Furloughed April 18, 1815
Waldo, Charles F. 10 March, 1813 Charlestown, Massachusetts
Warner, John 15 Sept. -- Baltimore
Wright, James B. 19 Nov. -- Brig Epervier
White, John 2 Dec. -- Independence 74
Williston, Joseph 26 Nov. 1814 Schooner Spitfire
Warren, Nahum 6 Feb. 1815 Washington Navy Yard
Worthington, Henry 2 May, -- Furloughed May 2, 1815

[Y.] 
Young, Edward L. 9 May, 1812 Gosport, Va.


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