H.M.S. Tauranga (1889)

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H.M.S. Tauranga (1889)
Builder: Thomson, Glasgow[1]
Laid down: 1 Dec, 1888[2]
Launched: 28 Oct, 1889[3]
Commissioned: 27 Jan, 1891[4]
Sold: 1906[5]

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

She was originally named Phoenix, but was renamed on 2 April, 1890.

Service

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. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 257.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 82.
  6. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 257.
  7. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 257.
  8. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 259.
  9. Pike Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1032.
  10. Pike Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1032.
  11. The Navy List. (April, 1894). p. 259.
  12. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 302.
  13. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1239.
  14. Stuart Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1254.
  15. Rich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1105.
  16. Rich Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 1105.
  17. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 383.

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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