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George Morris


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth7.10.1778CSORN
First Known Service1794CSORN
WifeSarah Furnival Bentham - Married 10.11.1807 - Minster, Kentref:846
Brother
John Rowe MorrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1794-1814
NBD1849
Last Known Service1.10.1846CSORN
Date of Death29.9.1857 - PeterboroughCSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1794 
Audacious (74) 1785-1815
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Midshipman
ADM 171/8
2.6.1796 LieutenantCSORN
1.1801 
Lady Charlotte (12) 1799-1801
British 12 Gun
Hired Schooner
, Lieutenant and Commanding Officer
TNC
14.4.1802 CommanderCSORN
6.18031806
Penguin (14) 1795-1809
British 14 Gun
Unrated Brig-Corvette
1798 Renamed "Penguin"
, Commander and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
1804 
Pelican (18) 1795-1806
British 18 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
8.180612.1806
Elk (16) 1804-1812
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
180719.9.1807
Elephant (74) 1786-1830
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Commander and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1714
12.180711.1.1809
Magnet (16) 1807-1809
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
18111.2.1812
Vulture (16) 1803-1814
British 16 Gun
Unrated Sloop
, Commander and Commanding Officer
BWAS-1793
1.2.1812 CaptainCSORN
4.4.1816 Awarded a pension of £300 per annum for the loss of his leg on 1794/05/28 in Lord Howe's ActionNBD1849
1.10.1846 Rear-AdmiralNBD1849
1847 Received the Naval General Service Medal with a clasp for the Defeat of the French Fleet, capture of six sail of the line and one sunk whilst serving on Audacious on 1794/06/01ADM 171/8


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