H.M.S. Magicienne (1888)

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H.M.S. Magicienne (1888)
Builder: Fairfield, Govan[1]
Laid down: 10 Aug, 1887[2]
Launched: 12 May, 1888[3]
Commissioned: 15 Apr, 1890[4]
Sold: 1905[5]

H.M.S. Magicienne was one of five second class protected cruisers of the Medea class completed for the Royal Navy in 1889 and 1890.

Service

She commissioned at Portsmout on 15 April, 1890 for service on the Cape of Good Hope and West Coast of Africa Station.[6]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

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. The Navy List. (July, 1890). p. 229.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 76.
  6. The Navy List. (March, 1891). p. 234.
  7. Pipon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/237. f. 1037.
  8. Pipon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/237. f. 1037.
  9. Pipon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/237. f. 1037.
  10. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 234.
  11. Pipon Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39/237. f. 1037.
  12. Clarke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/216. ff. 223, 227.
  13. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 238.
  14. Clarke Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/216. ff. 223, 227.
  15. Pike Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1032.
  16. Pike Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1032.
  17. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 268.
  18. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 375.
  19. Tillard Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 375.
  20. Fisher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 459.
  21. Fisher Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 459.

Bibliography


Medea Class Second Class Protected Cruiser
Marathon Magicienne Medea Medusa Melpomene
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