Open main menu

Royal Naval Biography/Mends, William Bowen


WILLIAM BOWEN MENDS, Esq.
[Post-Captain of 1814.]

Was made lieutenant early in 1801; commander, Feb. 26, 1811; and post-captain. May 26, 1814. His last appointment was Jan. 21, 1824, to the Blanche 46, fitting for the South American station, from whence he returned to Portsmouth, with nearly 800,000 dollars on board, Sept. 28, 1827.