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World Naval Ships Timeline - 17 August (63 matching entries)

DAY

MONTH

YEAR

SHIP

ENTRY

17thAugust1889HMS HoodLaid down at Chatham Dockyard, England
17thAugust1891HMS ColossusArrived Lemnos
17thAugust1891HMS DreadnoughtArrived Lemnos
17thAugust1891HMS CollingwoodArrived Lemnos
17thAugust1892HMS BrilliantCommenced steam trials at Sheerness Dockyard
17thAugust1911HMS AntrimArrived Liverpool
17thAugust1915HMS DaffodilLaunched
17thAugust1917HMS LancasterFlagship of Rear-Admiral P.H. Colomb
17thAugust1920HMS CarnarvonArrived Christiansund
17thAugust1920HMS CarnarvonSailed Trondjem
17thAugust1921HMS IrvineSailed Portsmouth for Harwich
17thAugust1921HMS DanaeArrived Sheerness
17thAugust1921HMS CaledonSailed Portsmouth for Sheerness
17thAugust1921HMS CambrianArrived St. John's, Newfoundland
17thAugust1921HMS CyclamenArrived Bushire
17thAugust1921HMS AtherstoneSailed Portsmouth for Harwich
17thAugust1921HMS CheltenhamSailed Portsmouth for Harwich
17thAugust1926HMS ColomboArrived Rio de Janeiro
17thAugust1932HMS CurlewArrived Malta
17thAugust1933HMS DelhiArrived Malta
17thAugust1933HMS DespatchArrived Malta
17thAugust1933HMS GloriousArrived Malta
17thAugust1933HMS AntelopeArrived Malta
17thAugust1933HMS DecoyArrived Malta
17thAugust1933HMS DianaArrived Malta
17thAugust1933HMS LondonArrived Malta
17thAugust1934HMS DanaeArrived Prince Rupert
17thAugust1934HMS DragonSailed Halifax
17thAugust1934HMS CapetownSailed Malta
17thAugust1934HMS GrimsbySailed Plymouth for the China Station
17thAugust1934HMS GrimsbyCdr. N.V. Grace in Command
17thAugust1934HMS GrimsbySailed Plymouth
17thAugust1935HMS GalateaArrived Portland
17thAugust1935HMS GalateaSailed Weymouth
17thAugust1936HMS AdventureSailed Penang
17thAugust1936HMS DragonSailed Halifax
17thAugust1937HMS ImogenArrived Gibraltar
17thAugust1937HMS DelhiArrived Malta
17thAugust1937HMS HerewardArrived Almeria
17thAugust1937HMS AlburyArrived Malta
17thAugust1937HMS AlburyArrived Malta
17thAugust1937HMS FermoyArrived Malta
17thAugust1937HMS FermoyArrived Malta
17thAugust1937HMS BidefordArrived Bahrein
17thAugust1937HMAS AustraliaArrived Brisbane
17thAugust1937HMS IcarusArrived Gibraltar
17thAugust1938HMS FearlessCdr. Kenneth Lanyon Harkness, RN In Command
17thAugust1938HMS ExeterArrived Montevideo
17thAugust1939HMS FormidableLaunched
17thAugust1939HMS AjaxArrived Rio de Janeiro
17thAugust1939HMS ExeterArrived Plymouth
17thAugust1939HMS ExeterArrived Plymouth
17thAugust1941HMS EglintonCdr. Charles Arthur de Winton Kitcat, RN
17thAugust1942HMS BlakeLaid down
17thAugust1942HMS BlakePennant C99
17thAugust1943HMS BermudaArrived Plymouth Sound then to Plymouth
17thAugust1946HMS BarfleurSailed Hong Kon
17thAugust1947HMS BermudaArrived Shanghai
17thAugust1956HMS Loch FadaArrived Umm Said with two platoons of Marines
17thAugust1960HMS ChichesterSailed Famagusta
17thAugust1964HMS DecoyArrived Bermuda
17thAugust1978HMS AmbuscadeSailed Long Beach
17thAugust1978HMS LeanderSailed Long Beach
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