In 1875 Captain Panter, the first captain of the Cerberus, was interviewed at length. The questions asked included
- Would you station your ship at Pope's Eye?
- How fast could you get up the Bay?
- How strong are the turrets?
- How does your gun practise compare wuth the Imperial service?
- How much armour can your guns penetrate?
- Would you take Cerberus outside the Heads?
Captain Panter interview
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