George Cupples (1822-1891) was born at Legerwood manse, Berwickshire and was educated at Stirling and apprenticed to a Liverpool shipowner. After an eighteen-month voyage to India his indentures were cancelled and he studied divinity at Edinburgh University. He was a prolific writer who died at the Admiralty House, Newhaven.

It would appear there may be some connection with Charles Darwin. (His wife Anne Jane Cupples was also an author and was sometimes published as Mrs George Cupples). Some of his novels are not copyright in many countries and some are available as free eBooks.

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Year Book Comment
  The Green Hand: Adventures of a Naval Lieutenant  The Captain of an Indiaman remembers his early life as a naval Lieutenant on a journey to the Indian Ocean 
  The Two Frigates: or Captain Bisset's Legacy  (no information available) 
  A Spliced Yarn : Some Strands From The Life Cable Of Bill Bullen A book of stories that includes "Convoying HMS Brutus"

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