Ships used during
the Boer War
Queen South Africa medals were awarded to men on the following HM.
ships:
Barracouta

318 medals to ship
Barossa

158 medals to ship
Beagle

127 medals to ship
 
Blanche

173 medals to ship
 
Doris

718 medals to ship
 
Dwarf

176 medals to ship
Fearless

145 medals to ship
 
Forte

574 medals to ship

Displacement: 4,360 tons.    I.H.P: 7,500    
Length: 320 feet.    Beam: 49 ft 6 ins.   
Depth: 19 ft.    Speed: 18 - 19.5 knots.     
Complement: 318.   Armament: Two 6 in
quick firing guns, eight 4.7 in quick firing
guns, ten 6 pdr quick firers, one 3pdr quick
firer and four 18 in torpedo tubes.
Gibraltar

621 medals to ship
Magicienne

236 medals to ship
 
Magpie

89 medals to ship
 
Monarch

1091 medals to ship

8,332 tons, 330 feet long, 57.5 foot beam,
24.2 foot draught
Built in 1868, HMS Monarch was the first
seagoing turret ship and the fastest ship of
her day. She took part in the Bombardment
of Alexandria in 1882.From 1897 she was
Simon's Bay's Guardship. In 1906 she was
sold off.
Naiad

250 medals to ship
 
HMS/HMCS Niobe
660 medals to ship
Built Vickers, Barrow, laid down December
1895, completed December 1898.

Length 435 ft, beam 69 ft,draught 25 ft 6 in.,
disp.11,00 tons load. Crew 677.

2 shaft triple expansion engines,
16.500/18,000 ihp, 20/20.5 knots
6in gun shields, 4.5-2in decks, 16 x 6in Mk
VII (16 x 1), 14 x 12pounder (14 x 1), 3 x
3pounder (3 x 1), 2 x 18in TT

1910 Sold to Canadian Govt.
Oct. 1915 Depot ship at Halifax.
6 Dec. 1917 Damaged by ammunition
explosion.1922 sold for scrap.
Partridge

161 medals to ship
 
Pearl

203 medals to ship
 
Pelarus

229 medals to ship
 

HMS Philomel

230 medals to this ship.

HMS Philomel was the first ship to be
commissioned into the NZ Naval Forces
(1914)
HMS Powerful
808 medals to ship
Displacement -14,200 tons
Dimensions - 538x71x27ft
Machinery - 2-shaft, 4 cyl TE, 48 Belleville
boilers, 25,000ihp. Coal 3000t
Armour - Deck 6in-2in, barbettes, turrets
6in, ammunition hoists 2in, casemates
6in-2in, CT 12in
Armament - 2-9.2in, 12-6in QF, 16-12pdr
QF, 12-3pdr QF, 4-18in TT sub

Complement - 894 Launched - 8.6.1897
Builder - Vickers, Barrow
Fate - sold 1929
Racoon

178 medals to ship
 
Rambler

110 medals to ship
 
Rattler

76 medals to ship
 
Redbreast

83 medals to ship
 
Sappho

255 medals to ship
Sybille

272 medals to ship
 
Tartar

195 medals to ship
 
HMS Terpischore

273 medals to ship
Terrible

1086 medals to ship
 
HMS Thetis
285 medals to ship

Displacement: 3400 Tons  Speed:  20
knots,  Crew: 273  Armament: Two 6 - inch
Guns  Six 4.7-inch QF guns,  Eight 6
pounder and One 3 pdr Quick Firing Guns.
Four machine Guns.  Four 14-inch Torpedo
Tubes launched 13th December, 1890.
Sunk as blockship 23 April, 1918.
Thrush

80 medals to ship
 
Widgeon

91 medals to ship