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Victorian Naval Forces Muster

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


Last Name:Hood
First Name:Charles Ernest
Birth Date:
Branch:Victorian Navy

Charles Ernest Hood



C. Hood - Application for Appointment as Sub-Lieutenant - Victorian Naval Forces - 1888 - Australian National Archives.

Appointed Sub-Lieutenant on 2 December 1889. 1905 Navy List.

Listed in the Victorian Defence Forces List, Naval Branch, 1 January 1890 as being on the Unattached List.

* 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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