George Morris

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth7.10.1778CSORN
First Known Service1794CSORN
WifeSarah Furnival Bentham - Married 10.11.1807 - Minster, Kentref:846
BrotherJohn Rowe MorrisNBD1849
Last Known Service1.10.1846CSORN
Date of Death29.9.1857 - PeterboroughCSORN

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1794 Audacious (74), MidshipmanADM 171/8
2.6.1796 LieutenantCSORN
1.1801 Lady Charlotte (12), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerTNC
14.4.1802 CommanderCSORN
6.18031806Penguin (14), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1804 Pelican (18), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
8.180612.1806Elk (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
180719.9.1807Elephant (74), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1714
12.180711.1.1809Magnet (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
18111.2.1812Vulture (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-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


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner Smith / Syrett & DiNardoWeb Site
ref:846Parish Register Document
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ADM 171/8ADM 171/8 Surviving officers and men entitled to clasps of the Naval GSM for actions from 1793 -1827British AdmiraltyDocument
TNCThe Naval ChronicalVariousPeriodical
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook

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