Victorian Naval Forces Muster
|for the Colony of Victoria. (muster range 1853-1910)*
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Listed in the Victorian Defence Forces List, Naval Branch, 1 January 1890 as "on probation".
"A rather severe accident happened to Lieutneant Fey, second in command of the torpedo fleet, who yesterday had his shoulder dislocated while bathing at the depot, by which he was incapacitated from further duty during the cruise."
The Herald, March 30 1891
Mentioned in The Argus, 4 August 1891
* 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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