Victorian Naval Forces Muster
|for the Colony of Victoria. (muster range 1853-1910)*
| Birth Date: ||01-10-1860|
Fob Watch Holder sold on eBay in 2006.
Inscribed H.M.V.S CERBERUS from Captain F. Tickell to Arthur Harrison 17-6-02
Sterling silver Birmingham 1901. Leather with red silk and velvet lining fob watch holder. Approx 75mm x 85mm x 25mm. The inside of the case states Made in England Expressly For Thos Webb & Sons Melbourne.
Listed in the Enrolment Sheet of Victorian Naval Forces in 1892.
Served 1890 to 1905. Victorian Navy Certificate of Service.
More details on this person can be found in the Victorian Navy Certificates of Service This is a very large pdf file of 119 mb and takes 13 minutes to download with a 1.5 mbps internet connection.
* 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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