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'''H.M.S. ''Pioneer''''' was transferred to the Australian Navy in 1912, becoming '''H.M.A.S. ''Pioneer'''''.
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'''H.M.S. ''Pioneer''''' was one of eleven [[Pelorus Class Cruiser (1896)|''Pelorus'' class cruisers]] completed for the [[Royal Navy]] between 1898 and 1901.
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She was transferred to the Australian Navy in 1912, becoming '''H.M.A.S. ''Pioneer'''''.
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==Service==
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On 30 November, 1912, her officers and crew were appropriated to recommission the {{UK-Pyramus|f=t}} in Australia.{{NLJul13|p. 363}}
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She re-commissioned at Sydney on 1 January, 1914.  Presently, she began serving as a training ship for the [[Royal Australian Naval Reserve]].{{NLApr15|p. 399''l''}}
  
 
==Captains==
 
==Captains==
Dates of appointment given:
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Dates of appointment are provided when known.
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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Robert Henry Travers|nick=Robert H. Travers|appt=10 July, 1900|end=18 August, 1900{{NLJan01|p. 305''a''}}|note=for manoeuvres}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Hugh Evan-Thomas|nick=Hugh Evan-Thomas|appt=15 November, 1900<ref>Evan-Thomas Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/42.}}  f. 105.</ref>|end=26 June, 1902<ref>Evan-Thomas Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/42.}}  f. 105.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Commander|name=George Price Webley Hope|nick=George P. W. Hope|appt=5 July, 1902<ref>Hope Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43.}}  f. 44.</ref>|end=29 August, 1904<ref>Hope Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43.}} f. 23/44.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CaptRN}}|name=George Holmes Borrett|nick=George H. Borrett|appt=29 August, 1904<ref>Borrett Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/42.}}  f. 505.</ref>|end=9 January, 1907<ref>Borrett Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/42.}}  f. 505.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank=Captain|name=Charles Blois Miller|nick=Charles B. Miller|appt=9 January, 1907<ref>Miller Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/42/382.|D8115576}} f. 456.</ref>|end=19 January, 1909<ref>Miller Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/42/382.|D8115576}} f. 456.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=William Frederick Blunt|nick=William F. Blunt|appt=19 January, 1909<ref>Blunt Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43.|}} f. 109.</ref>{{NLJul09|p. 357}}|end=15 December, 1910<ref>Blunt Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/43.|}} f. 109.</ref>}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Philip James Stopford|nick=Philip J. Stopford|appt=15 December, 1910<ref>Stopford Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/43/205.|D7602542}} 221.</ref>{{NLAug12|p. 356}}|end=20 November, 1912<ref>Stopford Service Record. {{TNA|ADM 196/43/205.|D7602542}} 221.</ref>}}
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* Commander [[Hugh Evan-Thomas]], 15 November, 1900 through 26 June, 1902.<ref>ADM 196/42. p. 105.</ref>
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Another source claims that {{CommRNR}} [[Thomas Wyburn Biddlecombe]] was in command c. 1910<ref>[http://www.navy.gov.au/hmas-pioneer RAN page on ''Pioneer''].</ref>
* [[George Holmes Borrett]],
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==
{{WP|http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMAS_Pioneer}}
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{{WP|https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMAS_Pioneer}}
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* [http://www.navy.gov.au/hmas-pioneer Royal Australian Navy page on ''Pioneer'']
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{{refend}}
  
 
==Footnotes==
 
==Footnotes==

Latest revision as of 13:50, 12 November 2017

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]

She re-commissioned at Sydney on 1 January, 1914. Presently, she began serving as a training ship for the Royal Australian Naval Reserve.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

Another source claims that Commander R.N.R. Thomas Wyburn Biddlecombe was in command c. 1910[24]

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. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 399l.
  9. The Navy List. (January, 1901). p. 305a.
  10. Evan-Thomas Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 105.
  11. Evan-Thomas Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 105.
  12. Hope Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 44.
  13. Hope Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 23/44.
  14. Borrett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 505.
  15. Borrett Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 505.
  16. Miller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/382. f. 456.
  17. Miller Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/382. f. 456.
  18. Blunt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 109.
  19. The Navy List. (July, 1909). p. 357.
  20. Blunt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 109.
  21. Stopford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/205. 221.
  22. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 356.
  23. Stopford Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/205. 221.
  24. RAN page on Pioneer.

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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