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World Naval Ships Timeline - 16 January (101 matching entries)

DAY

MONTH

YEAR

SHIP

ENTRY

16thJanuary1891HMS GossamerCarried out natural draught trials in the North Sea
16thJanuary1911HMS CenturionLaid down at Plymouth Dockyard
16thJanuary1914HMS A7Lost after diving into mud off Whitesand Bay
16thJanuary1917HMS G9In patrol off Norway fired two torpedoes at the destroyer HMS Pasley in mistake for German U-boat
16thJanuary1918HMS L15Launched
16thJanuary1920HMS A4Sold for breaking at J.H. Lee of Bembridge IOW
16thJanuary1920HMS A6Sold for breaking to J.H. Lee Bembridge, IOW
16thJanuary1920HMS A12Sold for breaking to J.H. Lee Bembridge, IOW
16thJanuary1925HMS CurlewSailed Belize
16thJanuary1929HMS EffinghamArrived Androth
16thJanuary1929HMS EffinghamSailled Androth
16thJanuary1930HMS EffinghamSailed Rangoon
16thJanuary1932HMS EmeraldSailed Debai
16thJanuary1934HMS AnthonySailed Gibraltar for Bizerta
16thJanuary1934HMS EnterpriseSailed Akyab for Andrew Bay
16thJanuary1934HMS EnterpriseSailed Akyab
16thJanuary1934HMS CairoArrived Arosa Bay
16thJanuary1934HMS ColomboSailed the Trucial Coast
16thJanuary1934HMS ColomboArrived Khasab
16thJanuary1934HMS CometArrived Arosa Bay
16thJanuary1934HMS CrescentArrived Arosa Bay
16thJanuary1934HMS CrusaderArrived Arosa Bay
16thJanuary1934HMS BidefordSailed Khaseb for Bushire
16thJanuary1934HMS HoodArrived Arosa Bay
16thJanuary1934HMS, HMNZS LeanderArrived Arosa Bay
16thJanuary1934HMS CornwallArrived Gibraltar
16thJanuary1934HMS HawkinsSailed Penang for Singapore
16thJanuary1934HMS AchillesArrived Arosa Bay
16thJanuary1935HMS EagleArrived Aden
16thJanuary1935HMS DanaeSailed Bermuda
16thJanuary1935HMS DanaeCaptain C.H. Knox-Little in Command
16thJanuary1935HMS ColomboArrived Gibraltar
16thJanuary1935HMS CardiffCapt. H.C. Allen Assumed Command
16thJanuary1935HMS CardiffCapt. R.M. King relinquished Command
16thJanuary1935HMS LondonderryPennant L76
16thJanuary1935HMS LondonderryLaunched
16thJanuary1935HMS HussarCommissioned
16thJanuary1935HMS HussarCommissioned
16thJanuary1935HMS CumberlandArrived Gibraltar
16thJanuary1937HMS GalateaArrived Malta
16thJanuary1939HMS ImogenArrived Gulf of Arta
16thJanuary1939HMS AnthonyCollision with an auxiliary sailing barge, the Leonard Piper
16thJanuary1939HMS EncounterSailed Sheerness
16thJanuary1939HMS ImperialArrived Gulf of Arta
16thJanuary1939HMS BidefordArrived and Sailed Khor Jarama for Khor Kuwai
16thJanuary1939HMS LondonderrySailed Knysna
16thJanuary1939HMS DevonshireSailed Malta for Eastern Area
16thJanuary1939HMS BrilliantSailed Sheerness
16thJanuary1939HMS IlexArrived Gulf of Arta
16thJanuary1940HMS IntrepidConducted minelaying operation IE-3 in the North Sea, but it was cancelled due to bad weather
16thJanuary1940HMS IvanhoeConducted minelaying operation IE-3 in the North Sea, but it was cancelled due to bad weather
16thJanuary1940HMS BedouinEscorted HMS Kelvin to the Clyde
16thJanuary1940HMS AchatesDetached from HMS Royal Sovereign
16thJanuary1940HMS DiomedeSailed Scapa Flow on patrol
16thJanuary1940HMS AnthonyDetached from HMS Royal Sovereign
16thJanuary1940HMS DunedinArrived at Scapa Flow after Northern Patrol.
16thJanuary1940HMS CoventryArrived Chatham for docking and repairs
16thJanuary1940HMS CurlewSailed Scapa Flow for the Humber
16thJanuary1940HMS CurlewArrived Rosyth
16thJanuary1940HMS ArrowDetached from HMS Royal Sovereign
16thJanuary1940HMS DaintySailed Freetown escorting Convoy SL.17. Detached later same day
16thJanuary1940HMS EchoReturned Methil with half of Convoy due to bad weather
16thJanuary1940HMS ExmouthArrived at Rosyth with Cable Ship Royal Scot
16thJanuary1940HMS H34Sailed Rosyth to exercise in the Firth of Forth, and off Inchkeith
16thJanuary1940HMS ClydeDetached merged convoys merged SL.15 and SLF.15
16thJanuary1940HMS EclipseReturned Methil with half of Convoy due to bad weather
16thJanuary1940HMS BrokeSailed Southend escorting Convoy OA.73GF
16thJanuary1940HMS JasonSailed the Clyde for Liverpool
16thJanuary1940HMS BirminghamArrived Aden
16thJanuary1940HMS HawkinsArrived Freetown
16thJanuary1941HMS CowslipLaid down
16thJanuary1943HMS DuckworthLaid down at Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)
16thJanuary1944HMS AffrayLaid down
16thJanuary1945HMS IndomitableFormed Part of Force 63
16thJanuary1945HMS GrenvilleFormed Part of Force 63
16thJanuary1945HMS Grenville27th Destroyer Flotilla
16thJanuary1945HMS King George VFormed Part of Force 63
16thJanuary1945HMS CeylonFormed Part of Force 63
16thJanuary1945HMS ArgonautFormed Part of Force 63
16thJanuary1945HMS EuryalusFormed Part of Force 63
16thJanuary1945HMS IllustriousFormed Part of Force 63
16thJanuary1945HMS IndefatigableFormed Part of Force 63
16thJanuary1945HMS Black PrinceFormed Part of Force 63
16thJanuary1953HMS ChieftainSearched for Crashed Lancaster off Malta
16thJanuary1953HMS GambiaSearched for Crashed Lancaster off Malta
16thJanuary1964HMS AlbionOff Rajang River
16thJanuary1967HMS HermesFlyex in Lyme bay and proceed to Gibraltar for flyex.
16thJanuary1972HMS AuroraArrived Ft. Lauderdale
16thJanuary1972HMS JupiterArrived Ft. Lauderdale
16thJanuary2006HMS BulwarkGibraltar
16thJanuary2007HMS Ark RoyalDevonport
16thJanuary2007HMS ArgyllPlymouth Sound
16thJanuary2007HMS CornwallDevonport
16thJanuary2007HMS CampbeltownSuez Canal
16thJanuary2008HMS LancasterPlymouth Sound
16thJanuary2008HMS Iron DukePlymouth Sound
16thJanuary2008HMS CornwallPortsmouth
16thJanuary2008HMS CumberlandDevonport
16thJanuary2009HMS BulwarkDevonport
16thJanuary2009HMS BrocklesbyNeustadt
16thJanuary2009HMS ArgyllDevonport
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