Royal Naval Biography/Nepean, Evan


Was wrecked in the Hussar frigate, and taken prisoner while serving as midshipman under the present Vice-Admiral Stephens, in Feb. 1804[1]. From this period to the end of the French war, he remained in captivity. He was made a lieutenant on the 13th Feb. 1815; appointed to the Liffey 50, Commodore Charles Grant, fitting out for the East India station, Oct. 22d, 1821; and promoted to the rank of commander, Oct. 22d, 1823. This officer married, June 7th, 1825, Mary, eldest daughter of Captain Stuart, R.N.