HC Deb 18 May 1866 vol 183 c1145

said, he wished to ask Her Majesty's Government, If it is true-that Commodore de Courcey, who was recently sent to Valparaiso to succeed Commodore Harvey on the Pacific Station, has been superseded; and, if true, whether it is at his own request, and what are the reasons given for relinquishing his command?


said, that Commodore de Courcey had been superseded in consequence of his own request that he might be removed from his command.