Charles Kevern Nutt Convict Ship Surgeon-Superintendent
Charles Kevern Nutt was born c. 1805 at Stonehouse, Devonshire.
He was appointed Surgeon in the Royal Navy in 1840.
He married his first wife Mary, who was second daughter of Major Fleming R.M. of Wyndham Place at St. Andrew's Church Plymouth on 27 October 1840. 
In 1852 Charles Kevern Nutt surgeon of the Hotspur was appointed Surgeon to the Excellent, gunnery ship at Portsmouth but stationed at Devonport for gunnery practice at that port
Charles Nutt was employed as Surgeon Superintendent on one convict ship voyage to Australia - Lloyds with female convicts to Van Diemen's Land in 1845
H.M.S. CAMBRIDGE 1856
Charles Nutt was Surgeon on H.M.S. Cambridge in 1856 when the Chief Mate committed suicide. He later gave evidence at the inquest. 
Charles Nutt age 56, wife Sarah Nutt age 36, daughter Mary age 19, daughter Alice age 5 and daughter Ada age 1, reside at 1 Short Row, Dock Yard, Portsea, Portsmouth. His occupation is Staff Surgeon, Royal Navy .
Short Row (1786-87), Georgian houses built for Dockyard officers and situated in the apex of the trace of the old de Gomme fortifications at what was known as Bonfire Corner. They are said to have been Thomas Telford first design essay and were principally designed to accommodate the Surgeon, Master Ropemaker, Clerk of the Ropeyard, and the Boatswain. An addition building was added in mid 1880’s; by then the occupanst were the Master Rigger, Second Constructor, Boatswain, staff Surgeon and the Fleet Surgeon. - Portsmouth Royal Dockyard Historical Trust
Charles Kevern Nutt was on the Navy List of Retired Deputy Inspectors General of Hospitals and Fleets in 1864 
He is listed in the Medical Register 1865.
Residence 7 St. Helier's park crescent, New Southsea near Portsmouth, Hants.
Member Royal College Surgeons Eng. 1826.
Lic. Soc. Apoth. London 1826. 
NOTES AND LINKS
1). National Archives. Reference: ADM 196/75/1204 Description: Name Nutt, Charles K Rank: Surgeon Date of Appointment: 25 May 1840
2). National Archives. Reference: ADM 101/43/3 Description: Medical journal of the Lloyds, female convict ship, for 19 July to 12 November 1845 by Charles K. Nutt, Surgeon and Superintendent, during which time the said ship was employed in a voyage to Van Diemen’s Land