Michael Quin


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1791CSORN
First Known Service2.11.1804CSORN
Last Known Service14.11.1863CSORN
Date of Death5.12.1870

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
2.11.1804 Entered the NavyNBD1849
2.11.18043.1807Dragon (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
22.7.1805 3rd Battle of Cape Finisterre 
3.180722.10.1812Maida (74), MidshipmanNBD1849
15.8.18077.9.1807Second Battle of Copenhagen 
16.6.1812 LieutenantW033
16.7.1812 LieutenantCSORN
22.10.18129.1814Weazle (10), LieutenantNBD1849
21.12.1812 On the 21st of December, 1812, the British 38-gun frigate [HBMF Apollo (1805)|Apollo], Captain [Bridges Watkinson Taylor], accompanied by the brig-sloop [HBMUS Weasel (1808)|Weasel], chased a trabaccolo under the protection of the tower of St.-Cataldo. As this tower was reputed to be the strongest between Brindisi and Otranto, Captain Taylor resolved to attempt its destruction. The boats of the two vessels were accordingly detached on that service, under the orders of Lieutenants [George Bowen] and Michael Quin. The enemy became so much discouraged at having Murat's Neapolitan colours cut down by the first shot from the Apollo's barge, that the tower was carried without the assistance of the ships or the slightest loss. It contained a telegraph, three carriage-guns, and three swivels, and was blown up.W005
10.2.18157.1816Arachne (16), LieutenantNBD1849
11.2.18187.1819Sappho (16), LieutenantNBD1849
7.1819 Invalided out of the Sappho until 1820/10/20NBD1849
20.10.18206.12.1821Satellite (16), LieutenantNBD1849
6.12.182114.4.1823Leander (60), LieutenantNBD1849
14.4.18235.10.1824Naiad (38), First LieutenantNBD1849
31.1.1824 Affair with the Tripoli 
5.10.1824 CommanderW033
7.9.182821.5.1830Pelorus (18), Commander and Commanding OfficerW033
5.1830 Placed on Half-PayNBD1849
29.7.183427.10.1838Raleigh (18), Commander and Commanding OfficerW033
10.1.1837 CaptainW033
29.11.18411844Minden (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerNBD1849
1844 Placed on Half-PayNBD1849
14.5.1857 Rear-AdmiralW033
14.11.1863 Vice-AdmiralW033


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