H.M.S. Pegasus (1897)

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H.M.S. Pegasus (1897)
Builder: Palmer, Jarrow[1]
Laid down: May, 1896[2]
Launched: 4 Mar, 1897[3]
Commissioned: 17 Jan, 1899
Sunk: 20 Sep, 1914[4]
Fate: by Königsberg at Zanzibar[5]

H.M.S. Pegasus was one of eleven Pelorus class cruisers completed for the Royal Navy between 1898 and 1901.

There was a later seaplane carrier named Pegasus.

Service

Pegasus commissioned at Chatham on 17 January, 1899, for service on the South-East Coast of America Station.[6]

She recommissioned at Devonport on 11 March, 1913 for service at the Cape of Good Hope.[7]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 83.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 83.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 83.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 83.
  5. Dittmar; Colledge. British Warships 1914–1919. p. 41.
  6. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Wednesday, 18 January, 1899. Issue 35729, col B, p. 7.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 354.
  8. Cochran Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 234.
  9. Cochran Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 234.
  10. Smith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 295.
  11. Smith Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 295.
  12. D'Oyly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/412. f. 493.
  13. The Navy List. (June, 1906). p. 353.
  14. D'Oyly Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42/412. f. 493.
  15. Quayle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/206. f. 223.
  16. Quayle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/206. f. 223.
  17. Quayle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/206. f. 223.
  18. The Navy List. (October, 1908). p. 353.
  19. Quayle Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/206. f. 223.
  20. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 352.
  21. Mitchell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 134.
  22. Mitchell Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44. f. 134.
  23. The Navy List. (April, 1914). p. 354.
  24. Naval Operations. Volume I. pp. 295-6.

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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