Free Settler or Felon?

HomeConvict Ship Surgeons Index


Andrew Smith

Convict Ship Surgeon Superintendent
Date of Seniority Royal Navy 14 August 1796



Andrew Smith was appointed Surgeon in the Royal Navy in 1796. He was entered in the Navy List of Medical Officers in 1814.

He was employed as Surgeon Superintendent on the General Stewart in 1818.

The General Stewart departed Portsmouth on 19th July 1818, touched at St. Helena where she stayed six days, and after a tedious passage of more than 5 months she arrived in Sydney on New Years Eve - 31st December 1818.

Andrew Smith returned to England in April 1819 on the Shipley with seven other naval surgeons.