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Royal Naval Biography/Shepheard, Lewis


LEWIS SHEPHEARD, Esq.
[Post-Captain of 1810.]

Was made a Lieutenant in Jan. 1797; promoted to the rank of Commander, in Jan. 1802; and afterwards appointed to the Thisbe 28, armed en flute, in which ship Lieutenant General Whitelocke sailed from England, for the purpose of assuming the chief command of H.M. forces in the Rio de la Plata, where he arrived May 10, 1807.

In 1808, Captain Shepheard was appointed to the Brazen, a new sloop, fitting for the Jamaica station, and of which he retained the command until his promotion to post-rank, Oct.

Agents.– Messrs. Chard.