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Revision as of 12:14, 26 October 2014

H.M.S. Pioneer (1899)
Builder: Chatham Royal Dockyard[1]
Laid down: Dec, 1897[2]
Launched: 28 Jun, 1899[3]
Commissioned: 1900[4]
Sold: 1924[5]
Fate: at Sydney[6]

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

She was transferred to the Australian Navy in 1912, becoming H.M.A.S. Pioneer.

Service

On 30 November, 1912, her officers and crew were appropriated to recommission the third class protected cruiser Pyramus in Australia.[7]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 83.
  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. The Navy List (July, 1913), p. 363.
  8. Evan-Thomas Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 105.
  9. Hope Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 44.
  10. Borrett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 505.
  11. Blunt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 109.
  12. Blunt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 109.

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).


Pelorus Class Third Class Protected Cruiser
Pandora Pelorus Pegasus Perseus Pactolus
  Pioneer Pomone Prometheus  
  Proserpine Psyche Pyramus  
<– Arrogant Class Minor Cruisers (UK) Highflyer Class –>