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World Naval Ships Timeline - 14 December (85 matching entries)






14thDecember1859HMS DefenceOrdered
14thDecember1859HMS DefenceLaid down at Palmers, Jarrow
14thDecember1898HMS BriskArrived Malta from Gibraltar
14thDecember1904HMS AlacrityPaid Off at Hong Kong
14thDecember1904HMS AlacrityCdr. R.M. Harbord in Command
14thDecember1910HMS DartmouthLaunched
14thDecember1916HMS CyclopsCapt. C. Tibbets in Command
14thDecember1917HMS CurlewCommissioned
14thDecember1919HMS BryonyArrived Port Said
14thDecember1919HMS K8Arrived Plymouth
14thDecember1919HMS CoventrySailed Chatham
14thDecember1919HMS BruceArrived Rosyth
14thDecember1919HMS SpeedwellSailed Kingstown
14thDecember1920HMS ChathamArrived Honolulu
14thDecember1921HMS AlectoSailed Swanage for Portsmouth
14thDecember1921HMS AlectoArrived Portsmouth
14thDecember1921HMS H34Arrived Portsmouth
14thDecember1921HMS H34Sailed Swanage for Portsmouth
14thDecember1921HMS CrozierSailed Sierra Leone for Walfisch Bay
14thDecember1930HMS EffinghamSailed Abadan
14thDecember1931HMS EmeraldArrived Henjam
14thDecember1932HMS HawkinsArrived Khassab
14thDecember1932HMS HawkinsSailed Henjam
14thDecember1933HMS ColomboArrived Henjam
14thDecember1934HMS LaburnumSailed New Plymouth
14thDecember1937HMS DelhiSailed Marseilles
14thDecember1937HMS FearlessCapt G.H. Roberts in Command
14thDecember1937HMS GlowwormSailed Kavalia
14thDecember1937HMS HardyArrived Oran
14thDecember1939HMS DuncanArrived Liverpool
14thDecember1939HMS IntrepidFormed 20th Destroyer Flotilla
14thDecember1939HMS EagleSailed Durban
14thDecember1939HMS IvanhoeFormed 20th Destroyer Flotilla
14thDecember1939HMS DefenderArrived Malta
14thDecember1939HMS EskFormed 20th Destroyer Flotilla
14thDecember1939HMS EskSailed Portsmouth escorting minelayer Princess Victoria
14thDecember1939HMS DiamondSailed Aden
14thDecember1939HMS EchoArrived Rosyth
14thDecember1939HMS ExpressSailed Portsmouth escorting minelayer Princess Victoria
14thDecember1939HMS ExpressFormed 20th Destroyer Flotilla
14thDecember1939HMS ExmouthArrived Rosyth
14thDecember1939HMS GrenadeAttacked a submarine contact 12 miles 172° from Portland Bill
14thDecember1939HMS ImpulsiveFormed 20th Destroyer Flotilla
14thDecember1939HMS BitternArrived Southend with Convoy FS.54
14thDecember1939HMS EclipseArrived Rosyth
14thDecember1939HMS HastingsArrived on the Tyne with Convoy FN.54
14thDecember1939HMS GrimsbyEscorted mined HMS Kelly
14thDecember1939HMS EnchantressSailed Southend escorting Convoy OA.53
14thDecember1939HMS GloucesterSailed Durban
14thDecember1939HMS CornwallSailed Durban
14thDecember1939HMS CumberlandJoined HMS Ajax and off Montevideo
14thDecember1939HMS BasiliskEscorting minelayer Princess Victoria
14thDecember1939HMS BoreasEscorting minelayer Princess Victoria
14thDecember1939HMS IcarusFormed 20th Destroyer Flotilla
14thDecember1940HMS HerewardSank Italian submarine Naiade off Bardia
14thDecember1940HMS BlencathraCommissioned
14thDecember1940HMS BurdockLaunched at Crown NE Marine
14thDecember1940HMS BurdockPennant K126
14thDecember1941HMS GalateaSunk
14thDecember1941HMS GalateaSunk by U 577 off Alexandria
14thDecember1942HMS LightfootLaunched
14thDecember1942HMS ArgonautHit by two torpedoes from the Italian Submarine Mocenigo
14thDecember1943HMS Loch FadaLaunched
14thDecember1943HMS Loch FadaPennant K390
14thDecember1944HMS AldenhamSunk by a mine in the northeastern Adriatic Sea off Pola
14thDecember1944HMS LibertyA/Lt.Cdr. Ronald Gresham, RNVR In Command
14thDecember1944HMS LibertyA/Lt.Cdr. Ronald Gresham, RNVR In Command
14thDecember1944HMS Cardigan BayLaid down at Henry Robb (Leith)
14thDecember1945HMS LedburyArrived Portsmouth
14thDecember1945HMS BermudaSailed Hong Kong for exercises. Anchored Tolo Harbour
14thDecember1949HMS GloryAt Malta
14thDecember1951HMS GambiaSailed Malta for Port Said
14thDecember1955HMS BirminghamSailed Algiers
14thDecember1964HMS AjaxIn the straights of Malacca
14thDecember1971HMS HubberstonSailed Portsmouth
14thDecember1971HMS ArethusaWent to assist Liberian ore carrier Central Asia 40 miles SE of Ceylon
14thDecember2001HMS LancasterArrived Portsmouth
14thDecember2001HMS CumberlandArrived Devonport
14thDecember2001HMS CampbeltownArrived Devonport
14thDecember2001HMS ChathamArrived Devonport
14thDecember2003HMS LindisfarnePaid off
14thDecember2003HMS LindisfarnePortsmouth
14thDecember2004HMS ArgyllDevonport
14thDecember2004HMS IllustriousPortsmouth
14thDecember2005HMS CumberlandDevonport
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