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Pacific ocean

The largest and deepest ocean in the world




Francis Crozier on Pitcairn Island

1814

Francis Crozier meets the surviving members of the mutiny on the Bounty on Pitcairn Island

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Robert Fitzroy Becomes Flag Lieutenant

1828

Robert FitzRoy is appointed as the Flag Lieutenant to Rear-Admiral Sir Robert Waller Otway, commander-in-chief of the South American station, aboard HMS Ganges.

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Captain Stokes Shoots Himself

Aug 02, 1828

Captain Stokes on HMS Beagle shoots himself. He had become depressed while surveying the waters off Tierra del Fuego, went so far as to lock himself in his cabin for two weeks. He had appeared to recover just before shooting himself. The injury was not immediately fatal.

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Captain Pringle Stokes Dies

Aug 12, 1828

Captain Stokes finally dies after shooting himself on the 2nd of August. He is replaced as the Captain of the Beagle with his First Lieutenant, William Skyring.

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Robert Fitzroy Becomes Captain

Dec 15, 1828

Robert FitzRoy is appointed as the captain of HMS Beagle. He had been the Flag Lieutenant to Rear Admiral Sir Robert Otway on board HMS Ganges. He replaces William Skyring.

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George Day joins the Navy

Jan 01, 1833

George Day joins the Royal Navy as a First Class Volunteer. His first vessel was sent to the Pacific Ocean

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HMS Beagle Reaches the Galápagos Islands

Sep 15, 1835

HMS Beagle reaches the Galápagos Islands

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HMS Beagle Sets Sail for Tahiti

Oct 20, 1835

HMS Beagle sets sail for Tahiti

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HMS Beagle Arrives At Tahiti

Nov 15, 1835

HMS Beagle arrives at Tahiti

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Patey joins HMS Wolf

Jun 14, 1842

Lieutenant Patey is transferred to HMS Wolf in Plymouth while she is fitted out for service in the East Indies

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William Peel joins HMS Cormorant

May 13, 1844

Lieutenant William Peel joins HMS Cormorant in the Pacific

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Osborn is Appointed to HMS Collingwood

Jun 16, 1844

Sherard Osborn is appointed to HMS Collingwood in the Pacific

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William Peel joins HMS Thalia

Aug 29, 1844

Lieutenant William Peel joins HMS Thalia in the Pacific

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Roderick Dew joins HMS Collingwood

Feb 09, 1846

Roderick Dew joins HMS Collingwood in the Pacific

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William Peel joins HMS Devastation

Feb 27, 1846

Lieutenant William Peel joins HMS Devastation in the Woolwich

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Osborn is Promoted to Lieutenant

May 04, 1846

Sherard Osborn is promoted to Lieutenant in the Pacific

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Roderick Dew joins HMS Sampson

Nov 21, 1846

Roderick Dew joins HMS Sampson in the Pacific

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Patey is Given HMS Monarch

Dec 28, 1854

Captain Patey is given command of HMS Monarch in the Pacific, then the flagship of Rear-Admiral Henry William Bruce

Patey is given HMS Monarch

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HMS Ganges is Given to Captain Fulford

Jun 25, 1857

HMS Ganges is given to Captain John Fulford and sent to the Pacific as the flagship of Rear-Admiral Robert Lambert Baynes

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Burgoyne is Made 2 in C of HMS Ganges

Jul 16, 1857

Commander Burgoyne is appointed as the second-in-command for HMS Ganges under Captain John Fulford in the Pacific

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Charles Beresford Transfers to HMS Clio

1864

Charles Beresford transfers to HMS Clio where he will be the senior Midshipman

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Shenandoah Captures the Pearl

Apr 03, 1865

CSS Shenandoah captures the whaling bark Pearl in the Pacific Ocean near Micronesia

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Shenandoah Captures the Whaling Ships

Apr 04, 1865

CSS Shenandoah captures the whaling ships Hector and Edward Carey in the Pacific Ocean

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Shenandoah Captures the Harvest

Apr 10, 1865

CSS Shenandoah captures the whaling bark Harvest in the Pacific Ocean near Micronesia

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Shenandoah Captures the Abigail

Apr 10, 1865

CSS Shenandoah captures the whaling bark Abigail in the Pacific Ocean near the Kurile Islands

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Shenandoah Captures Another Ship Called Abigail

May 28, 1865

CSS Shenandoah captures another whaling bark called Abigail in the Pacific Ocean near the Kurile Islands

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Charles Beresford Becomes Acting Sub-Lieutenant

Jan 1866

Charles Beresford is promoted to acting Sub-Lieutenant on HMS Tribune in the Pacific

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Charles Beresford joins HMS Sutlej

Feb 1866

Charles Beresford transfers to the flagship of the Pacific Squadron HMS Sutlej where he will take his examinations for Lieutenant.

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Powell is Given HMS Topaze

Jun 16, 1866

Captain Powell is given command of HMS Topaze in the Pacific

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Buckley is Given HMS Pylades

Dec 04, 1867

Cecil Buckley is appointed as Captain of HMS Pylades and sent to the Pacific

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Goodenough is Given HMS Pearl

May 22, 1873

Captain Goodenough is given command of HMS Pearl

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HMS Amethyst Goes to the Pacific

1875

HMS Amethyst goes to the Pacific in order to relieve HMS Volage

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HMS Shah Goes to the Pacific

1876

HMS Shah becomes the flagship of the Royal Navy's Pacific Station

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Battle of Pacocha

May 29, 1877

Engaged the Peruvian rebels on board Huáscar

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Horace Hood Goes to the Pacific

1887

Horace Hood joins HMS Calliope in the Pacific Ocean

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Apia Cyclone

1889

HMS Calliope manages to escape, but the US and German fleets are wreaked

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Keyes is Made Lieutenant

Aug 28, 1893

Sub-Lieutenant Keyes is promoted to Lieutenant. He is then sent to the pacific to join HMS Beagle.

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HMS Vengeance is Recalled From the Pacific

Jun 01, 1905

HMS Vengeance is recalled from the Pacific due after the Anglo-Japanese alliance means that it is no longer needed in this area.

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SMS Emden Sent to Caroline Islands

Jan 1911

SMS Emden and the cruiser SMS Nürnberg were deployed to the Caroline Islands to put down the Sokehs Rebellion.

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SMS Emden is Given Karl Von Müller

1913

Command of SMS Emden is given to Korvettenkapitän (Corvette Captain) Karl von Müller. Soon after, he was promoted to Fregattenkapitän (Frigate Captain).

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Von Spee Goes to Ponape

Jul 17, 1914

von Spee takes his squadron to Ponape in the Carolines as tensions rise within Europe and orders the rest of his squadron to meet up with him.

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SMS Emden Captures Steamer

Aug 03, 1914

SMS Emden captures the Russian steamer Ryazan. She is sent back to Tsingtao to be converted into an auxiliary cruiser, which is then renamed Cormoran.

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SMS Nürnberg joins SMS Scharnhorst

Aug 06, 1914

SMS Nürnberg meets up with Scharnhorst and move to the German colony of Pagan Island in the Marianas

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SMS Emden joins Von Spee’S Squadron

Aug 12, 1914

SMS Emden and Prinz Eitel Frierich join up with von Spee’s Squadron

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SMS Emden Leaves Squadron

Aug 13, 1914

von Spee allows Karl von Müller to take detach the SMS Emden from the squadron to act as a commerce raider.

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SMS Emden Goes to Indian Ocean

Aug 14, 1914

SMS Emden and Markomannia leaves the East Asia Squadron for the Indian Ocean

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SMS Scharnhorst Goes to Enewetak Atoll

Aug 14, 1914

von Spee takes his squadron from Pagan Island and heads for Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands

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German Samoa Expedition

Aug 15, 1914

An expedition leaves New Zealand to take German Samoa

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SMS Dresden Goes to the Pacific

Sep 1914

SMS Dresden moves into the Pacific in order to meet up wit von Spee's East Asia Squadron

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SMS Nürnberg Goes to Honolulu

Sep 08, 1914

von Spee sends SMS Nürnberg to Honolulu in order to send messages back to Germany through the United States, which was neutral at this time. She returns with news about the capture of German Samoa, so von Spee decides to investigate in the hope of finding some British ships in the area.

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The East Asia Equadron Reaches Samoa

Sep 14, 1914

The East Asia Squadron reaches Samoa, but find not British warships there. Von Spee decides not to attempt shelling the troops in the harbour to avoid killing any civilans or damaging German property. They then leave for the French colony on the island of Tahiti.

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Battle of Papeete

Sep 22, 1914

The Germans attack the French colony at Papeete in order to raid it for coal supplies

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East Asia Squadron Reaches Easter Island

Oct 12, 1914

The East Asia Squadron reaches Easter Island were it joins up with SMS Leipzig and SMS Dresden, along with four more colliers.

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Iron Cross

Nov 15, 1914

von Spee is awarded with a an Iron Cross First Class, and 300 of his crew are awarded the Iron Cross Second Class

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East Asia Squadron Heads for Cape Hope

Nov 26, 1914

The East Asia Squadron sets out for Cape Hope in order to cross into the Atlantic and then home to Germany.

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SMS Dresden Reaches Robinson Crusoe Island

Mar 1915

SMS Dresden reaches Robinson Crusoe Island in the south Pacific. Her engines were worn out and she had almost no coal left for her boilers, so the ship's captain contacted the local Chilean authorities to have Dresden interned.

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SS Suva is Sold

Jul 1928

Suva is sold in to Madrigal and Company in Manila and renamed Sirius

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Sirius is Sold

Dec 1929

Sirius is sold to Fernandez Bros. who renamed her Bohol.

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SS Engadine is Sold

1933

SS Engadine is sold to Fernandez Hermanos, Inc. in the Philippines and renamed SS Corregidor

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Sinking of SS Corregidor

Dec 16, 1941

SS Corregidor is sunk in a minefield resulting in one of the greatest maritime disasters in the world.

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Bohol is Sunk

Apr 16, 1942

Bohol is sunk by a Japanese air attack in Manila Bay

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Battle of Savo Island

Aug 08, 1942

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Goodwill Tour

Jul 1944

Admiral of the Fleet Keyes begins a goodwill tour of Canada, Australia and New Zealand. During this tour he will visit the amphibious warfare ship USS Appalachian when it is attacked by the Japanese. He will suffer smoke inhalation from this attack, from which he will never fully recover.

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Location: Pacific ocean