H.M.S. Wallaroo (1890)

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H.M.S. Wallaroo (1890)
Builder: Armstrong, Elswick[1]
Laid down: 16 Aug, 1888[2]
Launched: 5 Feb, 1890[3]
Commissioned: 31 Mar, 1891[4]
Sold: 1920[5]

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

She was originally named Persian, but was renamed.

Service

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

Leslie Creery Stuart may also have commanded this vessel.[Fact Check]

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. (March, 1891). p. 266.
  7. The Navy List. (March, 1896). p. 268k.
  8. The Navy List. (October, 1898). p. 312.
  9. Farquhar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/87. f. 19.
  10. Farquhar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38. f. 444.
  11. Noel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 961.
  12. Noel Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/39. f. 964.
  13. Hewitt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/556. f. 619.
  14. Hewitt Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/556. f. 619.
  15. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 397.
  16. Millar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 325.
  17. Millar Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 325.
  18. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 399f.
  19. The Navy List. (April, 1915). p. 399f.
  20. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 399g.
  21. The Navy List. (October, 1915). p. 399g.

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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