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26 Jul 1924

United Kingdom
  • HMS Hermes participated in a fleet review in Spithead in Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [Hermes | Spithead, England | CPC]
20 May 1937

United Kingdom
  • HMS Hermes participated at the Coronation Fleet Review at Spithead in Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [Hermes | Spithead, England | CPC]
  • HMS Glorious participated in the Coronation Fleet Review held at Spithead off Hampshire, southern England, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [Glorious | Spithead, England | AC]
30 May 1940

United Kingdom
  • The 338-ton British Boom defence vessel Cambrian, built in 1924 by Cochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. and owned at the time of her loss by British Royal Navy, was sunk by a mine at Spithead roadstead in southern England, United Kingdom whilst attending the Solent Boom. 23 people lost their lives. ww2dbase [Start of the Battle of the Atlantic | Spithead, England | HM]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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