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Victorian Naval Forces Muster

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

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Last Name:Connolly
First Name:John
Rank:Fireman
Birth Date: 00-00-1837
Branch:Victorian Navy

John Connolly

Fireman

1858 - 21 yrs, 5ft 9ins, Blue eyes, Brown hair, fair complexion, CofE, single, English, appointed 1/10/1857.

Cumulative Index on members of Water Police Williamstown, Victorian Naval Forces etc with sources. Collected byFrom Ada Ackerly, Directory Williamstown Museum, commencing 1986.


 

Listed as a member of the crew of HMCS Victoria ias at 1 January 1858.
 
Article in Journal of Police History, vol. 3 no. 1, March - May 1995 written by Ian MacFarlane.

* 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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