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World Naval Ships Timeline - 18 October (90 matching entries)






18thOctober1890HMS GarnetArrived Malta from Port Said
18thOctober1899HMS BulwarkLaunched
18thOctober1906HMS C4Launched
18thOctober1911HMS GoshawkLaunched
18thOctober1924HMS CumberlandLaid down Vickers Armstrong (Barrow-in-Furness, U.K.)
18thOctober1930HMS KempenfeltLaid down at J. Samuel White, Cowes
18thOctober1930HMS BridgewaterArrived Chemulpo
18thOctober1932HMS DelhiArrived Bermuda
18thOctober1932HMS CuracoaSailed Oreos
18thOctober1932HMS CuracoaArrived Volo
18thOctober1932HMS CurlewArrived Volo
18thOctober1932HMS CodringtonJames Wilfred Sussex Dorling in Command
18thOctober1933HMS DefenderArrived Muscat
18thOctober1933HMS DefenderSailed Muscat
18thOctober1933HMS DanaeSailed Kingston
18thOctober1933HMS BoadiceaCommander Mackintosh. LD DSO DSC RN in Command
18thOctober1933HMS BeagleLt. Cdr. St John Aldrich Micklethwait Assumed Command
18thOctober1934HMS EagleSailed Chusan for Hong Kong
18thOctober1934HMS CockchaferArrived Kiukiang
18thOctober1934HMS DespatchSailed Famagusta for Haifa
18thOctober1934HMS DiomedeArrived Melbourne
18thOctober1934HMS DragonArrived Bermuda
18thOctober1934HMS DunedinArrived Melbourne
18thOctober1934HMS DurbanSailed Haifa for Port Said
18thOctober1934HMS EmeraldArrived Aden
18thOctober1934HMS BruceSailed Chusan for Hong Kong
18thOctober1934HMS BrokeSailed Mount's Bay
18thOctober1934HMS BrokeArrived Fowey
18thOctober1934HMS GrimsbyArrived Penang
18thOctober1934HMS GrimsbyArrivbed Penang
18thOctober1934HMS GrimsbyArrived Penang
18thOctober1937HMS CyclopsSailed Alexandria
18thOctober1937HMS ClydeSailed Alexandria
18thOctober1937HMS DouglasSailed Alexandria
18thOctober1937HMS DorsetshireArrived Hong Kong
18thOctober1939HMS IntrepidAssisted Steamer Imperial Star which was attacked by a U-boat, 60 miles west of the Scillies
18thOctober1939HMS CossackSailed Rosyth
18thOctober1939HMS DefenderSailed Malta to escort HMS Ramilles
18thOctober1939HMS EskArrived the Loire with Convoy BC.11
18thOctober1939HMS DanaeSailed Dakar for St. Helena
18thOctober1939HMS CalcuttaArrived Grimsby
18thOctober1939HMS ColomboArrived Sullom Voe
18thOctober1939HMS CaledonArrived Kirkwall
18thOctober1939HMS AmazonDetached from Convoy OA.20
18thOctober1939HMS AmazonDamaged in a collision
18thOctober1939HMS AmazonDamaged in collision with steamer Aracataca at 1448 in convoy OG.3
18thOctober1939HMS AntelopeDetached from Convoy OA.20
18thOctober1939HMS DaintySailed Malta to escort HMS Ramilles
18thOctober1939HMS ElectraJoined Convoy HG.3 from Convoy OA.19
18thOctober1939HMS ElectraJoined Convoy HG.3
18thOctober1939HMS EscortJoined Convoy HG.3
18thOctober1939HMS EscortEscorted Steamer Sagaing from area
18thOctober1939HMS EscortJoined Convoy HG.3
18thOctober1939HMS ExmouthArrived the Loire with Convoy BC.11
18thOctober1939HMS GallantDetached from Convoy Blue 4
18thOctober1939HMS GlowwormArrived Toulon
18thOctober1939HMS GraftonDetached from Convoy Blue 4
18thOctober1939HMS GreyhoundArrived Toulon
18thOctober1939HMS JerseySailed Rosyth
18thOctober1939HMS JervisSailed Rosyth
18thOctober1939HMS Iron DukeBeached after being bombed at Scapa Flow by JU88s.
18thOctober1939HMS BerwickArrived Bermuda
18thOctober1939HMS BoreasAttacked north of the Goodwin Sands by a German seaplane, but no damage was done.
18thOctober1940HMS H49Lost. sunk by German patrol vessels off the Dutch Coast
18thOctober1940HMS FiredrakeHMS Firedrake, with the assistance of HMS Wrestler and two Saunders-Roe London Flying boats of 202 Squadron RAF, Firedrake sank the Italian submarine Durbo (Tenete DI Vasc. Armando Acanfora) east of Gibraltar. The submarine surfaced and was abandoned at 19.50 hrs and sank soon afterwards. The entire crew of 46 officers and men were rescued by the Firedrake and taken prisoner.
18thOctober1940HMS ExmoorCommissioned
18thOctober1941HMS ExmoorCommissioned
18thOctober1944HMAS GeelongLost
18thOctober1944HMS Loch GlendhuLaunched
18thOctober1944HMS Loch GlendhuPennant K619
18thOctober1944HMS Loch GlendhuLaunched
18thOctober1944HMS Loch GlendhuPennant K619
18thOctober1944HMS AberdareCapt. R Newman in Command
18thOctober1944HMS AberdarePaid off after four years Minesweeping in the Mediterranean
18thOctober1944HMS H32Sold to be scrapped at Troon.
18thOctober1944HMS FarehamPaid off after four years Minesweeping in the Mediterranean
18thOctober1961HMS LondonderryCommissioned
18thOctober1961HMS LondonderryPennant F108
18thOctober1961HMS LondonderryLaunched
18thOctober1968HMS DanaeSailed Plymouth
18thOctober1983HMS BroadswordCaptain A.M. Norman in Command
18thOctober2001HMS LancasterArrived Portsmouth
18thOctober2001HMS ArgyllArrived Portsmouth
18thOctober2002HMS CornwallDevonport
18thOctober2002HMS ChathamDevonport
18thOctober2004HMS BulwarkMarchwood
18thOctober2004HMS ChathamPlymouth Sound
18thOctober2006HMS BrocklesbyFaslane
18thOctober2006HMS LancasterDevonport
18thOctober2008HMS BrocklesbyPortsmouth
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