Date of Seniority Royal Navy 4 June 1825
Robert Wylie was appointed to the position of Assistant-Surgeon, Royal Navy on 8 November 1809. He served on HMS Niemen in 1809 and HMS Mutine in 1817(Naval Chronicle).
He was appointed Surgeon on 4 June 1825.
Robert Wylie was employed as Surgeon Superintendent on five convict ship voyages to Australia:
to NSW in 1836
to NSW in 1838
to NSW in 1839
Lady Raffles to VDL in 1841
Arabian to VDL in 1847
He was appointed to H.M.S. Isis at the Cape of Good Hope in November 1843 - The Navy List (1844)