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Lieutenant-Commander Michael Carey, D.S.C., R.N., Retired (18 June, 1868 – 12 June, 1934) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

On 5 November, 1898, Carey was promoted to the rank of Gunner.[1]

Between 1904 and 1909, Carey would be handling torpedo duties in Æolus, Actæon and Natal. In mid 1909, he went to the new battleship Vanguard for torpedo duties. He left when she paid off on 27 March, 1912.

Carey was appointed in command of the first-class torpedo boat T.B. 027 on 29 April, 1912.[2]

Carey was promoted to the rank of Chief Gunner (T) on 5 November, 1913.

On 20 May 1914, Carey was appointed in command of the trawler Osborne Stroud. On 22 October 1915, he impressed the Admiralty with his conduct when the trawler Scott blew up while laying mines. Carey left Osborne Stroud in April, 1916.

Carey was specially promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 5 April, 1916.

Post-War

Retired due to age on 12 August, 1922, Carey was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander (retired) on 5 April, 1924.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Basil W. L. Owen
Captain of H.M. T.B. 027
29 Apr, 1912[3] – 20 May, 1914
Succeeded by
David C. Bargery
Preceded by
George E. Coker
Captain of H.M.S. M.22
2 Jan, 1922 – 1 Aug, 1922
Succeeded by
Robert F. B. Cooper

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 13.
  2. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 401.
  3. The Navy List. (December, 1913). p. 401a.