H.M.S. Pioneer (1899)

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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 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 given:

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 National Archives. ADM 196/42. p. 105.

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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