H.M.S. Pearl (1890)

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H.M.S. Pearl (1890)
Builder: Pembroke Royal Dockyard[1]
Laid down: 1 Apr, 1889[2]
Launched: 28 Jul, 1890[3]
Commissioned: Oct, 1892[4]
Sold: 1906[5]

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

Service

Pearl was launched on 28 July, 1890 and christened by Mrs. Long, wife of the Captain Superintendent of Pembroke Royal Dockyard, Captain Samuel Long.[6]

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. "Naval And Military Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Jul 29, 1890; pg. 10; Issue 33076.
  7. Neville Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/17/482
  8. Neville Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/17/482
  9. Prothero Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1056.
  10. Prothero Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 13.
  11. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 277.
  12. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 537.
  13. Goodrich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/18. f. 537.
  14. The Navy List. (April, 1900). p. 279.
  15. Ashe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/39. f. 42.
  16. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 354.
  17. Ashe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/39. f. 42.

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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