Seamen's Hospital

Seamen's Hospital was originally opened by Dr Peter Young, a surgeon of the Honourable East India Company in 1843 during the First Opium War.[1]

Seamen's Hospital
Seamen's Hospital is located in Hong Kong
Seamen's Hospital
Geography
LocationWan Chai, Hong Kong
Coordinates22°16′33″N 114°10′31″E / 22.2759°N 114.1753°E / 22.2759; 114.1753Coordinates: 22°16′33″N 114°10′31″E / 22.2759°N 114.1753°E / 22.2759; 114.1753
Organisation
FundingPrivate
History
Opened1843 (1843)
Closed1873 (1873)
Links
ListsHospitals in Hong Kong

HistoryEdit

The hospital was financially supported by Jardine Matheson and Company in Wan Chai, Colonial Hong Kong under the British Royal Navy. The facility was closed in 1873 due to financial difficulties.[1]

The Royal Naval Hospital later replaced the Seaman's Hospital.

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