Obituary: George Ernest Manwaring FRHisTS

By Geoffrey Callender, published February 1940

Abstract

George Ernest Manwaring died in November 1939. He served on the Council of the Society and during 1922-5 was assistant editor of The Mariner’s Mirror, under W. G. Perrin. For a long period, and at the time of his death, he also served on the Council of the Navy Records Society. Coming from a naval background and having worked at the London Library he naturally developed into one of the country’s better known maritime historians and was the author of numerous books, including Woodes Rogers’s Cruising Voyage Round the World.

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