Smith, George Charles

REV. GEORGE CHARLES SMITH (1782-1863) was born in London, England. In 1814 he established prayer meetings for seamen and is said to be a pioneer of missionary work to seamen. His nickname was "Boatswain Smith." He was minister of the London Mariner's Church. He wrote many short works and edited The Sailor's Magazine.

 

Curiosmith Features:

Bob the Cabin-Boy (free)

 

 American Tract Society tracts he wrote:

#164 Bethel of the Flag Unfurled.

#344 Bob the Cabin-Boy.

 

Source:

Sidney Lee, The Dictionary of National Biography: from the earliest times to 1900, volume 28 (London: The Macmillan Company, 1909), page 42-43.