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Colonial Navies Index

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This is a partial list containing only those vessels for which information is available.  For a full list of Victorian ships see the Victorian Naval Forces page.

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Torpedo Boats
Green LightHMVS Nepean (1884)
Green LightHMVS Childers (1884)
Green LightHMVS Lonsdale (1884)
Green LightHMVS Gordon (1884)
Torpedo gunboat
Green LightHMVS Countess of Hopetoun 1891
Green LightHMVS Victoria (II) (1884)
Green LightHMVS Albert (1884)
Steam sloop
Green LightHMVS Victoria (I) (1855)
Turret ship (monitor)
Green LightHMVS Cerberus (1869)
Training ship
Green LightHMVS Nelson (1867) 

New South Wale

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Ketch-rigged sail gunboat
Green LightHMCS Spitfire (1859)
Jason Class Corvette
Green LightHMS Wolverine (1863)
Torpedo Boat
Green LightAcheron Class torpedo boats (1879)


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Gayundah Class Gun Boats
Green LightHMQS Paluma (1884)
Green LightHMQS Gayundah (1884)
Patrol Vessel
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HMQS Otter (1884)
Torpedo Launch
Green LightHMQS Mosquito (1885)
Green LightQTB Midge (1887)
Miner Layer

Green LightHMQS Miner (1887)

South Australia

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Green LightHMCS Protector (1884)


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TB 191 and Tasmanian Torpedo Corps

Western Australia

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HMVS Nepean
HMVS Nepean

Colonial Weapons

Coastal & Harbour Defences

Wollongong Harbour Defences
Sydney Harbour defences
Fort Macquarie
Fremantle Naval Artillery