Free Settler or Felon?

HomeConvict Ship Surgeons Index


Daniel McNamara R.N.,

Convict Ship Surgeon Superintendent
Date of Seniority Royal Navy 11 February 1812


Daniel McNamara (Macnamara) was appointed Hospital Mate at Haslar in 1810. He was appointed Surgeon in the Royal Navy 11 February 1812. He was entered in the Navy List of Medical Officers in 1814.

Daniel McNamara was employed as Surgeon Superintendent on three convict ships to Australia:

Lord Melville in 1817,
Canada in 1819
John Barry in 1821.

He was included on the List of Retired Surgeons in 1852 - Retired on a commuted allowance, in lieu of half pay.



REFERENCES

[1] Naval Chronicle