The Hon. Michael de Courcy

RolesNaval Sailor 
First Known Service20.11.1776CSORN
FatherJohn de Courcy, 18th Lord KingsalePEER
MotherMartha HeronPEER
WifeAnne BlennerhassettPEER
DaughterAnne (d 23rd Sep 1857)PEER
SonNevinson de Courcy (1789-1845)PEER
SonRev Michael (1787/10/06 - 1845/11/01)PEER
Last Known Service4.6.1814CSORN
Date of Death22.2.1824PEER

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
20.11.1776 LieutenantCSORN
20.11.177622.4.1778Preston (50), Fourth LieutenantSNForum
6.12.17768.12.1776Occupation of Rhode Island 
22.4.1778 Eagle (64), Fifth LieutenantSNForum
20.8.1782 CommanderCSORN
20.8.17826.9.1783Swallow (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
9.178211.1782Lightning (8), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
9.17833.1784Europa (50), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
6.9.1783 CaptainCSORN
6.9.17835.1784Nemesis (28), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
6.9.17831788Hyaena (24), CaptainBWAS-1714
6.179312.1795Pearl (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
9.179510.1798Magnanime (44), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
12.10.1798 Battle of Tory Island 
4.17994.1801Canada (76), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
4.17994.1801Canada (76), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
1.6.18006.6.1800Operation in Quiberon Bay 
5.18014.1802Namur (90), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
8.18031804Plantagenet (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
11.180412.1805Saint George (98), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
9.11.1805 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.18077.1807Prince of Wales (98), as Flag Officer, Rear-AdmiralBWAS-1793
7.18071809Tonnant (80), as Flag Officer, Rear-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1793
28.4.1808 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
25.10.1809 Rear-Admiral of the RedCSORN
18101812Foudroyant (80), as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the BlueBWAS-1714
31.7.1810 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
4.12.1813 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteCSORN
4.6.1814 Vice-Admiral of the RedCSORN


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
PEERThe Peerage dot comVariousWeb Site
SNForumSailing Navies (Forum) Web Site
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook

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