George Edward Ferrell
Neglect of Duty 30 November 1898
Ferrell worked on the tug boat Inca in Glynn Co during the late
1800's, after moving to Darien he became a harbor pilot until abt 1930.
In 1898 George was charged
with neglect of duty. The complaint was from Brady, master of the
ship Avon. The charge was "NEGLECT OF DUTY" , FAILURE TO CARRY HIS SHIP
TO SEA NOV. 30. 1898.
Mr. Ferrell was found guilty
and fined $ 250.00 and cost. a great sum in that day and time. The charge
was serious. Ferrell's appeal was rejected.
Submitted by Bill Smith from the
Darien, McIntosh Co., Georgia City Hall Records.