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Victorian Naval Forces Muster

for the Colony of Victoria. (muster range 1853-1910)*


Last Name:Charlett
First Name:Archibald
Rank:Boy 1st Class
Birth Date:
Branch:Victorian Navy
Archibald Charlett
Boy 1st Class
Absconded from HMCS Victoria on the 31st of March 1858.
Victoria. A History of Her Majesty's Steam Sloop Victoria, Ian MacFarlane, unpublished manuscript.

Listed as a member of the crew of HMCS Victoria as at 1 January 1858.
Article in Journal of Police History, vol. 3 no. 1, March - May 1995 written by Ian MacFarlane.

* 1853 is given as the commencement date for the Victorian Navy as this is the year that Commander Lockyer (RN) went to Britain to superintend the building of HMCS Victoria.
Although the Victorian Navy ended in 1901 the career of Cerbeus etc continued. In 1910 the new ships started arriving & manning levels increased.

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