Sunday, April 26, 2015

Victoria (I), Pharos and the Nelson

 Victoria's first warship. Most notably used in the attempted relief of Bourke and Wills and in the Maori Wars, she was broken up in 1895.
 The lighthouse tender, Pharos. Used for defense purposes in 1885. Laid down in 1865.
Out thrice-razee'd, steam-powered flagship. her remains may yet be seen in the Derwent River in Tasmania.

2 Comments:

Blogger Kev said...

Thanks GREG for uploading the ship elevations- certainly glad You scanned in the Protector- a favourite Colonial ship...most useful elevations and technical information. Regards. KEV.

11:06 PM  
Blogger Bloggerator said...

No worries Kev.

I'll try to get a few more scanned this evening.

If you want to get in touch: bloggerator@gmail.com

All the best,

Greg

11:14 PM  

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