HMAS Pioneer

New South Wales,Australia

The light cruiser HMS Pioneer was laid down for Royal Navy i 1897 and launched two years later. She was transferred to the Australian navy in 1912, and in first world war she participated in operations in East-Africa. She was taken out of service in 1916, and ten years later rigged down. She was scuttled outside Sydney 18.February 1931. The wreck was found in 2014 east of Vaucluse on a depth of 67 meter.

Former names:
HMAS Pioneer

313,0 x 26,9 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
2200 displ
Kent ( UK ) 1899
( AU )

GPS (WGS84): 33 51.850’S 151 19.844’E
( Source: Damien Siviero )

Picture: HMAS Pioneer
Royal Australian Navy
Public domain

Last updated: August 2017