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Naval officer

George Musalas Colvocoresses, Greek naval officer.

Background

Colvocoresses, George Musalas was born on October 22, 1816 in Chios, Greece. Son of Constantine and Franka (Grimaldi) Colvocoresses.

Education

Had four children including George Partridge.

Career

Came to the United States, 1822. Appointed midshipman United States Navy, 1832, passed midshipman, 1838. Sailed with Wilkes Exploring Expedition in Antarctic and South Pacific, 1838-1842.

Commissioned Lieutenant, 1843. Served in Pacific Squadron during Mexican War, in Mediterranean, 1847-1849, in East India Squadron, 1854-1856. Commissioned commander, 1861.

Commanded storeship Supply, 1861-1863, Saratoga off Georgia coast, 1864, St. Mary’s on Pacific coast off South America, 1865-1866. Retired as captain, 1867.

Works

Connections

Married Eliza Halsey, May 17, 1846. Married second, Adeline Swasey, July 19, 1863.

father:
Constantine Colvocoresses

mother:
Franka (Grimaldi) Colvocoresses

spouses:
Eliza Halsey

Adeline Swasey