H.M.S. Blonde (1889)

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H.M.S. Blonde (1889)
Builder: Pembroke Royal Dockyard[1]
Laid down: May, 1888[2]
Launched: 22 Oct, 1889[3]
Commissioned: 1890[4]
Sold: 1905[5]

H.M.S. Blonde was one of four third class protected cruisers of the Barracouta class completed for the Royal Navy in 1890.

There was a small cruiser named Blonde that came after and fought in the Great War.

Service

Though Blonde was launched in 1889, her armament only arrived at Devonport in March, 1891.[6]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 81.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 81.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 81.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 81.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 81.
  6. "Naval & Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Mar 28, 1891; pg. 8; Issue 33284.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 204.
  8. "The Naval Manoeuvres." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jul 16, 1892; pg. 17; Issue 33692.
  9. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 205.

Bibliography


Barracouta Class Third Class Protected Cruiser
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