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HMS Acorn - World Naval Ships Directory

HMS Acorn

Name : HMS Acorn
Laid Down :
Launched : 6th September 1884
Completed :
Type : Sloop
Class :
Builder : Milford Haven SB Co
Country : UK
Pennants :
Fate : Sold for scrap 15th December 1899.

following a survey at Sheerness, prior to refit, it was found she was defective and not worth the cost of repairing. The Acorn has only served two commissions ; one on the Pacific Station ; and on the South East Coast of America,

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HMS Acorn, 1884.

Timeline Entries :


6th September 1884 - Launched
22nd February 1887 - Commissioned
22nd February 1887 - Commissioned
22nd February 1887 - Commissioned
February 1889 - Sold
February 1890 - Pacific Station
23rd April 1890 - Sailed Esquimalt for Honolulu
7th July 1890 - To leave the Pacific Station for England
7th July 1890 - Cdr. George N.A. Pollard in Command
April 1891 - Ordered Home to the UK
11th April 1891 - Sailed Valparaiso for England
11th April 1891 - Arrived Valparaiso
15th May 1891 - Arrived Montevideo
12th July 1891 - Cdr. G.N.A. Pollard in Command
12th July 1891 - Arrived Sheerness from the Pacific Station
6th August 1891 - Paid off out of commission at Sheerness
8th August 1891 - Cdr. G.N.A. Pollard in Command
8th August 1891 - Paid off at Sheerness for refit
25th January 1892 - To be prepared at Sheerness for service on the South East Coast of America Station
26th April 1892 - Passed out of dockyard hands at Chatham
3rd June 1892 - Passed into the A Division of the Medway Fleet Reserve
June 1893 - Ordered Home to the UK
June 1894 - Ordered Home to the UK
June 1895 - South East Coast of America Station
June 1896 - South East Coast of America Station
20th May 1897 - Cdr. A.C. Woods in Command
June 1897 - South East Coast of America Station

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Last edited : 17:22, February 10, 2017
By : HMS


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