Victorian Naval Forces Muster
|for the Colony of Victoria. (muster range 1853-1910)*
|Rank:||Inspector / Lieutenant|
| Birth Date: |
|Branch:||Sir Harry Smith Crew|
William Crawford R.N.
Inspector / Lieutenant
Inspector Crawford of Sir Harry Smith was answerable to Commander Norman on HMCS Victoria.
Law on Water, Shirley A. Videion, 206, Brighton Victoria, Australia.
Referred to as Lieutenant Crawford R.N. in the Sydney Morning Herald, 29 December 1856
* 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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