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Victorian Naval Forces Muster

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


Last Name:Hamilton
First Name:James de Courcy
Rank:Lieutenant Commander
Birth Date: 00-00-1860
Branch:Royal Navy

James de Courcy Hamilton

Lieutenant  Commander


The Argus, 19 November 1890


Listed as Captain James de Courcy Hamilton of the Training Ship HMS BOSCAWEN in 1905.(1,579 tons)

1860 - 1936

* 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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