Free Settler or Felon
Convict and Colonial History

David Watson R. N.,

Convict Ship Surgeon-Superintendent

Date of Seniority Royal Navy 31 December 1809

David Watson was entered in the Navy List of Medical Officers in 1814. [1] He was employed as Surgeon Superintendent on two convict ship voyages to Australia:

Lord Lyndoch in 1833

Lloyds in 1837

He was on the list of surgeons fit for service in 1841.

Notes and Links

1). Watson, At Yokohama, on the 24th August 1865, suddenly, David O. Watson, son of the late David Watson, surgeon, Royal Navy. - London and China Telegraph 28 October 1865


[1] Navy List