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James Allan R.N.


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James Allan R.N.

Convict Ship Surgeon-Superintendent

Date of Seniority Royal Navy 13 February 1815

JAMES ALLAN was born in 1793. He was employed as Surgeon-Superintendent on the convict ship Canada in 1817. The Canada departed Cork on 21st March 1817 and arrived in Port Jackson 5th August 1817.

In 1832 he donated a box containing specimens of petrifactions found in the neighbourhood of English Harbour, Antigua, and some specimens of copper ore from Jamaica to the Naval and Military Museum

He was appointed surgeon to the San Josef, Plymouth 1st January 1833 [1]

James Allan(a) M.D. was appointed Deputy Medical Inspector at the Royal Hospital Haslar 4th February 1845.[2]

He died in 1851.


[1] Navy List

[2] Navy List



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