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22 Jul 1933

United Kingdom
24 May 1937

United Kingdom
  • Garland entered drydocks at Sheerness, England, United Kingdom for a scheduled overhaul. ww2dbase [Garland | Sheerness, England | CPC]
5 Jul 1937

United Kingdom
31 May 1938

United Kingdom
  • Garland entered drydocks at Sheerness, England, United Kingdom for a scheduled overhaul and repairs on her low-pressure turbines. ww2dbase [Garland | Sheerness, England | CPC]
28 Jul 1938

United Kingdom
4 Oct 1940

United Kingdom
  • In Operation Lucid, British tankers War Nizam and War African, filled with oil and gasoline and to be used as fire ships, departed Sheerness and Harwich in England, United Kingdom with 11 destroyers, 6 minesweepers, and a number of torpedo boats in escort. They were dispatched to destroy ports on the English Channel coast that housed German invasion barges, but rough seas caused the mission to be canceled shortly after commencing. ww2dbase [Sheerness, England | CPC]

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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