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On This Day

29 June 1881

HMS NELSON, (armoured-belt cruiser), was flagship of the Imperial Squadron on the Australia Station. Two warships of the same name were in Australian waters at this period. The second HMS NELSON, (1st rate), later reduced to a single deck ship, and re-named HMVS NELSON, was flagship of the Victorian Navy.

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