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Famous Greek Americans: George Musalas ‘Colvos’ Colvocoresses

George Musalas “Colvos” Colvocoresses (October 22, 1816 – June 3, 1872), was a U.S. Navy officer who commanded the USS Saratoga during the American Civil War. From 1838-1842, he served in the United States Exploring Expedition, better known as the Wilkes Expedition, which explored large regions of the Pacific Ocean. Three separate geographical features, two on the west coast of […]

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