Victorian Naval Forces Muster
|for the Colony of Victoria. (muster range 1853-1910)*
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Transferred from the Naval Training Ship, HMVS Nelson, to HMVS Nelson as a crew member on 22 March 1873.
Transferred from the Naval Training Ship, HMVS Nelson, to HMVS Cerberus as a crew member on 23 July 1875.
Victorian Naval Training Ship for Boys, Register 1865-1876 VPRS 11976/P0001/00001
* 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.
Information & photographs of men who served in the Victorian Naval Forces is eagerly sought. Please contact the webmaster.
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