H.M.S. Prometheus (1898)

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H.M.S. Prometheus (1898)
Builder: Earle, Hull[1]
Launched: 20 Oct, 1898[2]
Sold: 1914[3]

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

Service

Re-commissioned at Sydney on 9 December, 1910.[4]

In July, 1913, she was ordered to proceed from Devonport to Gibraltar for refit.[5]

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. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 363.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 363.
  6. "Naval & Military intelligence" The Times (London). Saturday, 31 August 1901. (36548), p. 4.
  7. Tudor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 90.
  8. Tudor Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 90.
  9. Singer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 220.
  10. Singer Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 220.
  11. Woollcombe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 504.
  12. Woollcombe Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 504.
  13. Bentinck Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 47.
  14. Bentinck Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43. f. 47.
  15. Glossop Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/218. f. 218.
  16. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 362.
  17. Glossop Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/43/218. f. 218.
  18. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 362.
  19. The Navy List. (August, 1912). p. 353.

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).


Pelorus Class Third Class Protected Cruiser
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