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Victorian Naval Forces Muster

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


Last Name:Flynn
First Name:James
Birth Date:
Branch:Victorian Navy

James Flynn


Sued Victorian government after being dismissed from HMCS Victoria for writing a letter to the editor of the Argus newspaper.

The Argus, 28 June 1880

The Argus, 16 September 1878

The Argus, 11 October 1878

* 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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