George Cummings

Born in Edinburgh, 1932.

George first visited South Georgia as a Mess Boy on the factory ship Southern Harvester in 1947. He returned on the same ship the following season and again from 1960 to 1961 on the Southern Venturer.

George is currently the Chairman of the Salvesen Ex Whalers Club which is based in Edinburgh. He is a talented artist focussing on Antarctic and maritime scenes and has donated two paintings to the South Georgia Museum. His paintings can be seen in whaling museums around the world.

George returned to the island on a cruise ship in 1991 and again in 1994.

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