29 December

Today in Gosport's Past:-on 29 December 1860, a now-familiar sight from Gosport, HMS "Warrior" (now named "HMS Warrior…

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HMS FISGARD (Gosport 1904-1932)

Pour yourself a very BIG drink, and get comfortable - this is VERY long..... Although the following essay…

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27 April

Today in Gosport's Past:-  on 27 April 1951, Naval Armaments Vessel (NAV) "Bedenham", having arrived at Gibraltar on…

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28 April

Today in Gosport's Past:-  on 28 April 1923, the War Memorial Hospital at Bury Cross was officially opened.…

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21 July

Today in Gosport's Past:-  on 21st July 1982, aircraft carrier HMS "Hermes" and the frigate HMS "Broadsword" returned…

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22 July

Today in Gosport's Past:- on 22nd July 1982, another part of the Falklands Task Force returned; this time…

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2 August

Today in Gosport's Past:- it's all about music, on 2 August 1992, folk legends Fairport Convention, having topped…

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28 February

Today in Gosport's Past:-  on 28 February 1978, HMS "Alliance" was transferred, on permanent loan to the Royal…

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27 February

Today in Gosport's Past:- on the night of 27 February 1941, Gosport fell victim to another German air…

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20 February

Today in Gosport's Past:-  on 20 February 1992, The Ultra/Ferguson TV factory closed, with the loss of probably…

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