John Baird R.N.
Convict Ship Surgeon-Superintendent
There were two men by the name of John Baird in the Navy List 1843. One was an Assistant Surgeon from 1812, the other a Surgeon, Date of Seniority Royal Navy 13 May 1835.
John Baird was employed as assistant-surgeon on the Britannia
on 13 September 1832. He was employed as assistant-surgeon on the Atholl
in 1833 -34
John Baird (b) was appointed surgeon to the Wanderer
7 August 1835.
John Baird was employed as Surgeon Superintendent on two convict ship voyages to Australia:
- departed Dublin 6 July 1839 and arrived in Port Jackson on 25 January 1840.
to Hobart - departed Sheerness in July 1841 and arrived 18 November 1841.
John Baird is in the Navy List
He was appointed surgeon to the Eurydice