Victorian Naval Forces Muster
|for the Colony of Victoria. (muster range 1853-1910)*
| Birth Date: |
Listed in the Williamstown Chronicle of 23 October 1926 as being a member of the Cerberus crew in 1883. Sixth from left, top row in the photo below.
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Original Newspaper Articles
For a period subsequent to June, 1879, he was attached to H.M.A.S. Cerberus.
Williamstown Chronicle, 10 April 1920
Dismissed for breaking his leave of absence.
Victorian Government Gazette, 1 May 1885
* 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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