Colvocoresses, George M. (George Musalas), 1816-1872

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Dates:
Birth 1816-10-22
Death 1872-06-03

Biographical notes:

George Musalas Colvocoresses (1816-1872), was ransomed from the Turks after the Greek War of Independence and brought to America in 1821 where he attended Norwich Academy in Vermont. In 1832 he was appointed midshipman in the United States Navy and served on the Wilkes Expedition, 1838-1842, surveying Grays Habor under Eld and journeying overland from Oregon to California with Emmons. He served on the ships Porpoise, Peacock, Vincennes, and Oregon.

From the description of United States Exploring Expedition journals, 1840-1852. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702127428

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  • Seamen--United States

Places:

  • Grays Harbor (Wash.) (as recorded)
  • Northwest Coast of North America (as recorded)
  • Oceania (as recorded)
  • Oregon (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)