Victorian Naval Forces Muster
|for the Colony of Victoria. (muster range 1853-1910)*
| Birth Date: |
On 11 September 1873 the Cerberus logbook recorded that "Jordan Stoker absent without leave." and later that day "Received certificate from doctor that Jordan was suffering from billiousness."
On 6 January 1874 the Cerberus log recorded - "Took Jordan, Stoker to Melbourne to be examined by the Chief Medical Officer."
Reference to Stoker Jordan, of HMVS Victoria in The Argus, 26 May 1880.
* 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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