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Robert McCormick
Family Name: McCormick  Variant Spellings:  
Given Names: Robert
DOB 22 July 1800
DOD 25 October 1890 
Place of Birth: Runham, near Great Yarmouth, England
Place of Death:  
Age at Death: 90
Qualifications: MRCS 1822
FRCS 1844
Speciality: Naval surgeon 
Other Occupations:
Voyages: HMS "Erebus" from the Cape arr. Hobart 15 August 1840
Came out as: Naval surgeon 
Date Settled Aus:
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Addresses: Hobart, VDL 1840 (shipping record)
Positions Held: Assistant Surgeon RN 1823
  • Surgeon RN 1827
  • Medical Officer and Geologist HMS "Erebus" 1840
  • Publications: Voyages of discovery to the Arctic and Antarctic Seas. London, 1884
    Notes: Visited Hobart and Launceston 1840
  • Not in original Richards file
  • Acknowledgments:
    References: Crowther WELH. Introduction of surgical anaesthesia in Van Diemen's Land. Medical Journal of Australia 1947;ii:561-72
  • Local. Hobart Town Courier 21 August 1840 [R. McCormick Surgeon on "Erebus"]
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