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Victorian Naval Forces Muster

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


Last Name:Baptist
First Name:Charles
Rank:Able Seaman
Birth Date: 00-00-1851

Charles Baptist

Able Seaman

Described as having black complexion and black eyes in the Victorian Naval Reserve Register.

Possibly of non-European descent. See Non-Europeans Members of the Victorian Naval Forces

* 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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