H.M.C.S. Rainbow (1891)

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H.M.C.S. Rainbow (1891)
Builder: Palmer, Jarrow[1]
Laid down: 1890[2]
Launched: 25 Mar, 1891[3]
Commissioned: 1892[4]
Sold: 1920[5]

H.M.S. Rainbow was one of twenty Apollo class second-class cruisers completed in the early to mid 1890s.

She was transferred to the Royal Canadian Navy in 1910, becoming H.M.C.S. Rainbow.

Service

She was commissioned on 4 August, 1910 for transfer to Esquimalt for service in the Royal Canadian Navy.Template:RCNL1910-14

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 76.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 76.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 76.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 76.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 76.
  6. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 251.
  7. Brock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 219.
  8. Brock Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 219.
  9. Keppel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 168.
  10. Greet Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 483.
  11. Greet Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 483.
  12. The Navy List. (May, 1903). p. 297.
  13. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/136. f. 151.
  14. Stewart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/136. f. 151.
  15. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 398b.

See Also

Bibliography


Apollo Class Second Class Protected Cruiser
Æolus Andromache Apollo Brilliant Indefatigable
Intrepid Iphigenia Latona Melampus Naiad
Pique Rainbow Retribution Sappho Scylla
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