James Patton R.N.
Convict Ship Surgeon-Superintendent
Date of Seniority Royal Navy 9 December 1825
James Patton was appointed Assistant-Surgeon on 8 October 1811. He was appointed Assistant-Surgeon to the Daunemark
in 1815  He was appointed Assistant-Surgeon to the Tartar
He was promoted to Surgeon in 1820.
James Patton was employed as Surgeon Superintendent on two convict ship voyages to Australia:
Persian to VDL in 1827
He was originally appointed surgeon to the female convict ship Harmony
in 1827, however because of the death of the surgeon appointed to the Persian
he transferred to that ship. The Persian
departed the Downs on 14th April and arrived in Van Diemen's Land on 5th August 1827 with 66 female prisoners;
to NSW in 1828
He was next appointed to the Eliza
in 1828. The Eliza departed England on 29th June 1828 and arrived in Port Jackson on 18 November 1828.
 Naval Chronicle
 Edinburgh Magazine