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Michael de Courcy


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth8.5.1811PEER
First Known Service5.2.1824PEER
Father
Nevinson de CourcyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1806-1814
NBD1849
Father-in-LawWilliam BlennerhassetNBD1849
MotherCatherine BlennerhassetNBD1849
Grandfather
The Hon. Michael de CourcyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1776-1814
NBD1849
BrotherNevinson Willoughby de Courcy RMNBD1849
Last Known Service3.4.1865PEER
Date of Death22.10.1881PEER

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
5.2.1824 Entered the NavyNBD1849
1830 Passed the Lieutenant's ExaminationNBD1849
28.6.1838 LieutenantNBD1849
20.9.18384.3.1841
Racer (16) 1833-1852
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Lieutenant
NBD1849
4.3.184113.7.1844
Charybdis (10) 1813-1843
British 10 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Lieutenant and Commanding Officer
NBD1849
12.2.1842 CommanderNBD1849
13.7.1844 Obtained employment in the Coast GuardNBD1849
2.9.184830.11.1851
Helena (16) 1843-1921
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer
W033
16.7.1857 Commissioned as commander of the Screw corvette Pylades (21) at SheernessW033
30.7.1861 Pylades (21) was paid offW033
4.18643.4.1865
Royal George (89) 1853-1875
British 89 Gun
1st Rate Screw Ship of the Line
, Captain and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1817

Notes on Officer


Honoured with an IslandW033
De Courcy Island, in the Northumberland Channel off the east coast of central Vancouver Island is namen after him (he charted these waters in Pylades from 1859 to 1861)


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