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Royal Naval Biography/Stevenson, James

[Post-Captain of 1812.]

Nephew to the late Henry Duncan, Esq. a commissioner of H.M. navy.

This officer was made a Lieutenant about June, 1798, and promoted to the rank of Commander, Jan. 22, 1806. He subsequently commanded the Gannet brig, of 16 guns; and was very actively employed on the Lisbon, Baltic, Mediterranean, and Channel stations. His post commission bears date Feb. 27, 1812.

Agents.– Messrs. Maude.