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Victorian Naval Forces Muster

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


Last Name:Jensen
First Name:Jens Christian Peter
Rank:Petty Officer
Birth Date: 00-00-1858
Branch:Naval Brigade

Jens Christian (Peter) Jensen

Petty Officer

JENSEN. On the 18th Jaznuary, at his .residence, "Thiana" 180  Cecil Street, Williamstown, Jens Christian (Peter) Jensen, late dredgemaster, Melbourne Harbour Truist, H.M.S. "Cerberus," and Petty Officer Naval Brigade, dearly beloved husband of Margaret Jane, loved father of Maud (Mrs. A. Brown), Charles, George (H.M. Customs), Norman, and. Ethel (Mrs. J. Dowling); beloved brother-in law of J. J. Hunt (Newport), loved father-in-law of A. Brown and Capt. J. Dowling. - Aged 67 years.

Williamstown Chronicle, 24 January 1925

* 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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