De Courcy Wyndor Plunkett Ireland

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Squadron Commander De Courcy Wyndor Plunkett Ireland, R.N. (18 January, 1885 – 21 February, 1916) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Ireland was appointed in command of the destroyer Havock on 1 February, 1910.[1]

Ireland died alongside Wing Commander Neville Florian Usborne in a wartime experiment to launch a fighter plane from airship AP.1 as a defence against Zeppelin attacks.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Edmund D. Faber
Captain of H.M. T.B. 68
6 Apr, 1906[2]
Succeeded by
John A. Scott
as Captain of H.M. T.B. 068
Preceded by
Thomas K. Maxwell
Captain of H.M.S. Havock
1 Feb, 1910[3] – 1910
Succeeded by
Charles H. Jones

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 324.
  2. The Navy List. (January, 1907). p. 399.
  3. The Navy List. (April, 1910). p. 324.