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William West R.N.


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William West

Convict Ship Surgeon-Superintendent

Date of Seniority Royal Navy 5 November 1814

William West was entered in the Navy List of Medical Officers in 1814

Surgeon Superintendent

He was employed as Surgeon Superintendent on three convict ship voyages to Australia:

Burrell to New South Wales in 1830

Duchess of Northumberland to Van Diemen's Land in 1843

Equestrian to Van Diemen's Land in 1844.


He was listed in the Medical Register 1865 -
Residence 178 Marylebone road, London.
Qualifications - Surgeon in the Navy 1814.
Member Royal College Surgeons Eng. 1815.
M.D. University Edinburgh 1821.

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