The following is the entry for Benjamin Holland Bunce in William O'Byrnes 1849 'Naval Biographical Dictionary'.
BUNCE. (Lieutenant, 1838.)Benjamin Holland Bunce passed his examination in 1831; obtained his commission 28 June, 1838; was appointed, 27 Aug. in the same year, to the Rover 18, Capts. Thos. Matthew Chas. Symonds and Chas. Keele, of which vessel, stationed in North America and the West Indies, he afterwards became First-Lieutenant; and from April, 1843, until Jan. 1847, served, in the same capacity, on board the Tyne 26, Capt. Wm. Nugent Glascock, in the Mediterranean. Agents – Messrs. Stilwell.