The Hon. Michael de Courcy

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

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
20.11.1776 Lieutenant ADM 6/21/491CSORN
22.4.177822.2.1779Eagle (64), Fifth Lieutenant ADM 6/21/491
Issued by Lord Richard Howe (1st Earl Howe) (1725/26-1799), North America
Commission confirmed 22.12.1778
20.8.1782 Commander ADM 6/22/506CSORN
20.8.17822.10.1782Lightning (8), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/506BWAS-1714
2.10.17826.9.1783Swallow (16), Commander and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/523BWAS-1714
6.9.1783 Captain ADM 6/23/133CSORN
6.9.178312.2.1784Europa (50), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/133BWAS-1714
12.2.178414.5.1784Nemesis (28), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/246
Issued by James Gambier (1723-1789), North America
Commission confirmed 23.9.1784
13.6.179312.1795Pearl (32), Captain and Commanding Officer ADM 6/24/245BWAS-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 
5.180128.4.1802Namur (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


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