Lieutenant Peter Gamble was an officer in the United States Navy during the War of 1812.
About Peter Gamble
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.
He was appointed midshipman in January 1809 and then served on the Saratoga flagship in the Battle of Lake Champlain.
He was killed in action while serving in 1814.
He grew up with his family in Bordertown, New Jersey.
He served on Thomas MacDonough's flagship in 1809.