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Victorian Naval Forces Muster

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


Last Name:Blom
First Name:Otto Pieter
Birth Date: 00-00-1830
Branch:Naval Brigade - Williamstown

Otto Pieter Blom


The Herald, 29 November 1873

Died 20 November 1873 at his residence, Barbour Terrace, Illawarra Street Williamstown, principal of the Common School, Williamstown, aged 43 years.

The Argus, 28 November 1873

* 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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