13 June

Today in Gosport's Past:-  on 13 June 1777, the first American prisoners-of-war arrived at Forton Prison. At this…

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5 August

Today in Gosport's Past:- on 5 August 1914, these were the headlines that Britain woke up to. At…

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3 August

Today in Gosport's Past:- on 3 August 1981, "Prince Ivanhoe", the former Isle of Wight ferry "Shanklin", managed…

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13 March

Today in Gosport's Past:- on 13 March 1912, the funeral of the crew of HM Submarine "A1" took…

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19 March

Today in Gosport's Past:- on 19 March 1966, 'The New Forester' railtour, organizws by The Locomotive Club of…

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20 March

Today in Gosport's Past:- on Sunday 20 March 1966, Gosport station was visited by the second railtour in…

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26 March

Today in Gosport's Past:- on 26 March 1916, Gosport's first cinema, The Picturedrome, in Avenue Road, burnt down.…

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3 February

Today in Gosport's Past:- on 3 February 1883, public services began on the tramway extension from Anns Hill…

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6 February

Today in Gosport's Past:- on 6 February 1986, the Huhtamaki factory adjacent to Rowner Road & Grange Road…

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20 January

Today in Gosport's Past:- on 20 January 1966, local inventor & entrepreneur Victor (Vic) Hutfield died, at the…

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20 December

Today in Gosport's Past:- on 20 December 1862, the construction work at Fort Brockhurst was finished. Work had…

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2 December

Today in Gosport's Past:- on 2 December 1949, HMS "Implacable", the Royal Navy's oldest ship still afloat, was…

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