Morel, William Benjamin.

Biography

Morel, William Benjamin. (Black, William); b. March 15, 1906, Wilmington, North Carolin; Single; Seaman and Merchant Marine Officer; CP September 1935; Received Passport# 24930, San Francisco series, on February 24, 1937 which listed his address as 9 Main Street, San Francisco, California; Sailed March 10, 1937 aboard the Washington; Arrived in Spain on March 22, 1937; Returned to the US on December 31, 1938 aboard the President Harding; d. September 1977, California.
Sources: Sail; Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; RGASPI; ALBA 079 William Morel Papers; L-W Tree Ancestry. Code A
Photographs: William Morel in Spain, RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 950; and from his 1925 Application for a Seaman’s Certificate of American Citizenship or Intention Papers, L-W Tree Ancestry.