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At the outbreak of the Great War, ''Pelorus'' joined [[Cruiser Force F]] of the [[Channel Fleet (Royal Navy)|Channel Fleet]] before being sent to join [[Cruiser Force E]].<ref>''Home Waters&mdash;Part I''.  p. 11.</ref>
 
At the outbreak of the Great War, ''Pelorus'' joined [[Cruiser Force F]] of the [[Channel Fleet (Royal Navy)|Channel Fleet]] before being sent to join [[Cruiser Force E]].<ref>''Home Waters&mdash;Part I''.  p. 11.</ref>

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H.M.S. Pelorus (1896)
Pendant Number: N/A[1]
Builder: Sheerness Royal Dockyard[2]
Laid down: May, 1895[3]
Launched: 15 Dec, 1896[4]
Commissioned: 30 Mar, 1897
Sold: 6 May, 1920[5]
Fate: to Ward, Grays[6]

H.M.S. Pelorus was one of eleven Pelorus class cruisers completed for the Royal Navy between 1898 and 1901.

Service

Pelorus commissioned at Chatham on 30 March, 1897, under the command of Captain Edward H. Bayly.[7]

She completed to full crew at Devonport 28 May, 1912.[8]

She proceeded to Gibraltar and then Aden as she traveled out to relieve Proserpine on the East Indies Station.[9]

At the outbreak of the Great War, Pelorus joined Cruiser Force F of the Channel Fleet before being sent to join Cruiser Force E.[10]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 41.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 83.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 83.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 83.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 41.
  6. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 41.
  7. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Thursday, 1 April, 1897. Issue 35166, col E, p. 11.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 354.
  9. "Movements of Ships." The Times (London, England), Thursday, June 20, 1912, Issue 39930, p.12.
  10. Home Waters—Part I. p. 11.
  11. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 277.
  12. The Navy List. (February, 1900). p. 279.
  13. Troubridge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 78.
  14. Troubridge Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 78.
  15. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Monday, 3 March, 1902. Issue 36705, col D, p. 10.
  16. Barnardiston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 414.
  17. Barnardiston Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 414.
  18. The Navy List. (March, 1907). p. 353.
  19. Waller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 207.
  20. Waller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 207.
  21. Stapleton-Cotton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/411. f. 411.
  22. Stapleton-Cotton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/411. f. 411.
  23. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  24. Segrave Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 226.
  25. Stapleton-Cotton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/411. f. 411.
  26. Stapleton-Cotton Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/411. f. 411.
  27. Davidson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/6. ff. 7, 53.
  28. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 352.
  29. Davidson Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/6. ff. 7, 53.
  30. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 353.
  31. Hill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/291. f. 319.
  32. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 396j.
  33. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 863.

Bibliography

  • Chesneau, Robert; Kolesnik, Eugene (editors) (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).


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