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John Moodie R.N.


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Surname / Subject


John Moodie R.N.

Convict Ship Surgeon

Date of Seniority Royal Navy 20 July 1838

John Moody (Moodie) was on the List of Surgeons of the Royal Navy who were fit for service in 1841.

He was appointed Surgeon to the Childers.

Surgeon Superintendent

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

Lord Auckland to Van Diemen's Land in 1849

Blackfriar to Van Diemen's Land in 1851

Medical Register

John Moody is listed in the Medical Register 1865.
Residence Melville Hospital, Chatham.
Qualifications: Surgeon in the Navy, 1838.
Mem Royal College Surgeons Eng. 1850. [1]


[1] Medical Register



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