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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.


SURGEON-SUPERINTENDENT

John Baird was employed as Surgeon Superintendent on two convict ship voyages to Australia:

Middlesex - departed Dublin 6 July 1839 and arrived in Port Jackson on 25 January 1840.

Lord Goderich to Hobart - departed Sheerness in July 1841 and arrived 18 November 1841.

John Baird is in the Navy List of 1841

He was appointed surgeon to the Eurydice in 1843.