Established by legislation in 1840 it has retained the original objective of the 'Row Boat Guard' of 1789 of the prevention of smuggling, to which had been added the protection of wharf cargoes, pleasure craft, and effecting rescue operations, not only in the waters of Port Jackson, but along the entire coastline.

Name
Alternate
New South Wales Police Marine Area Command
Alternate
Sydney Water Police
Property
Occupied
1856 - 1913
Type