H.M.S. Mildura (1889)

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H.M.S. Mildura (1889)
Builder: Armstrong, Elswick[1]
Laid down: 15 Aug, 1888[2]
Launched: 25 Nov, 1889[3]
Commissioned: 18 Mar, 1891[4]
Sold: 1906[5]

H.M.S. Mildura was one of nine cruisers of the Pearl class completed for the Royal Navy in 1891 and 1892.

Service

She was commissioned at Chatham on 18 March, 1891, destined to servce in Australasian Waters.[6]

She was one of twelve obsolete vessels sold at auction at Chatham Dockyard on 3 April, 1906. She fetched £7,200.[7]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 82.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 82.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 82.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 82.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 82.
  6. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 236.
  7. "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Wednesday, Apr 04, 1906; pg. 7; Issue 37985.
  8. St. Clair Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/37. f. 1143.
  9. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 236.
  10. St. Clair Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/14. f. 899.
  11. St. Clair Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/14. f. 899.
  12. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 241.
  13. Carter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 198.
  14. Carter Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 198.
  15. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 272.
  16. Baynes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/72. ff. 32, 57.
  17. Baynes Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/72. ff. 32, 57.
  18. Kingsmill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 752.
  19. Kingsmill Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/19. f. 354.
  20. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 345.

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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