Peter Gamble

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Birthday
5, 1793
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Sep 11, 1814 (20)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
5, 1793
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Sep 11, 1814 (20)

About

American war hero who was an officer in the United States Navy at the time of the War of 1812. The USS Gamble was named after him.

Before Fame

He was appointed midshipman in January 1809 and then served on the Saratoga flagship in the Battle of Lake Champlain.

Trivia

He was killed in action while serving in 1814.

Family Life

He grew up with his family in Bordertown, New Jersey.

Associated With

He served on Thomas MacDonough's flagship in 1809.