Royal Naval Biography/Shepherd, John (b)


Entered the royal navy in 1805; passed his examination, at Plymouth, in Oct. 1811; obtained his first commission on the 2d Feb. 1813; was made a commander on the 28th Aug. 1828; and is now serving under Captain Edward Sparshott, flag-ship of the Hon. Sir T. B. Capel, on the East India station.