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Victorian Naval Forces Muster

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

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Last Name:Buck
First Name:A. C.
Rank:Sub-Lieutenant
Birth Date:
Branch:Victorian Navy

A. C. Buck

Sub-Lieutenant

Mentioned in the Naval Commandant Report for 1892-3 as having been appointed as Sub-Lieutenant on probation.

On 17 December 1895 The Argus reported that A Buck had been selected for appointment as a Lieutenant in the Royal Navy.

Referred to in the in the West Australian, 12 December 1895 as a young officer.


* 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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