Victorian Naval Forces Muster
|for the Colony of Victoria. (muster range 1853-1910)*
|First Name:||James de Courcy|
| Birth Date: ||00-00-1860|
James de Courcy Hamilton
The Argus, 19 November 1890
Listed as Captain James de Courcy Hamilton of the Training Ship HMS BOSCAWEN in 1905.(1,579 tons) www.pbenyon.plus.com/RN/Coastguard_Ships_Portland.html
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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