Notes for George Morrell: He was granted a replacement Certificate of Competency as a Master Mariner by the Board of Trade on 6, June 1860. He was granted a replacement Master's Ticket on 8 June 1860 ( No. 22514 ) to replace the original ( No. 40368 issued on 16 December 1857) which was lost at sea.There are copies of both of these certificates in the MORRELL file. Also held in the MORRELL file is a copy of a note from George Morrell requesting replacement certificates thus:- " This is to certify that my vessel, the Robert and Margaret was totally lost on the Scroby Sands on the 28 May 1860 and that the Master's Certificate along with the other ship's papers was lost. Dated this fourth day of June 1860. Signed:- A. Whitfield. Owner. George Morrell. Master." The following information is from Lloyds List :- " Tenby 7th November 1859. The POLICY ( brig ) of Sunderland Morrill(sic) from Quebec to Llanelly,with timber ,departed from Caldy Roads yesterday, got ashore between Mongstone and this place, and became a total wreck ; crew saved" ( Lloyds List Nov 1859, col 17.) "Gravesend 30th May 1860 The Robert and Margaret (brig), of Sunderland,Morrill was wrecked on Scroby Sands 28th May 1860; crew saved." (Lloyds List, June 1st 1860 col 14) The volume of Lloyds Captains Registers covering 1869-1873 shows that George Morrell was still in the Merchant Navy service in 1873 on the "James Joicey."
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