Robert Hagan (naval officer)

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Robert Hagan (3 Nov. 1794, Magherafelt – ) was an officer in the British Royal Navy.

Robert was the son of John Hagan. He entered the Navy, 22 December 1807, serving on HMS Surveillante under Captain George Collier. He remained on this ship until December 1813 when he joined the crew of HMS Porcupine.

In 1839 we was a corresponding member of the Society for the Extinction of the Slave Trade and for the Civilization of Africa.[1]

He subsequently settled in Cobh (Queenstown), in Ireland where he was appointed Inspecting Commander of the Cork District Coast guard in 1843. In this capacity he submitted evidence to the Transatlantic Packet Station Commission in 1851.[2]

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  1. ^ Buxton, Thomas Fowell (1840). Abridgment of Sir T. Fowell Buxton's Work Entitled "The African Slave Trade and Its Remedy". London: J. Murray. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  2. ^ "Irish trans-Atlantic packet station: report of the Commissioners appointed to inquire as to the proposal for an Irish packet station: with appendix and index". www.dippam.ac.uk. Royal Commission on the Proposal for an Irish Packet Station. 1851. Retrieved 1 August 2017.