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Military Historical Society of Australia - Victorian Branch

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National Conference 2010 - Victoria

1. Despatches for June 2009 carried the article on Elder's Gun Raft of 1864 Despatches


How was the vessel funded?

Who authorised the raft?

Who crewed the raft?

And what do we know about the flag depicted in the illustration in the Illustrated Melbourne Post?

What happened to the raft after the last mention of the raft in January 1865?

Posted 23 June 2009


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