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George Thomson R.N.,
Convict Ship Surgeon-Superintendent

Date of Seniority Royal Navy 1 January 1814

George Thomson was appointed Assistant-Surgeon to the Daedalus in 1810. [1]   He was appointed Surgeon in the Royal Navy on 1 January 1814 and as entered in the Navy List of Medical Officers in that year. [2]


George Thomson was employed as Surgeon Superintendent on two convict ship voyages to Australia:

England to New South Wales in 1826

Borodino to New South Wales in 1828.


By the entry at Oxnam Monumental Inscriptions By Elizabeth Leitch, Joanne Burns & Davina Smart, he may have died at Port Mahon, Minorca, on 17 June 1834 aged 43 years. Cholera ravaged the population in Port Mahon in 1834 [3]


[1] Navy Chronicle

[2] Navy List

[3] Medical and Topographical Observations Upon the Mediterranean: By Gustavus Richard Brown Horner