2 October

Today in Gosport's Past:- on 2 October 1876, Portsmouth Harbour railway station was officially opened. "But that's not…

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4 October

Today in Gosport's Past:- on 4 October, the Royal Fleet Auxiliary oil replenishment ship "Tidespring" and her crew…

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5 October

Today in Gosport's Past:- on 5th October 1965, HMS Ariel reverted to being HMS Daedalus, a name previosly…

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24 July

Today in Gosport's Past:- on 24 July 1965, the Hovertravel hovercraft service between Stokes Bay and Ryde, and…

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19 July

Today in Gosport's Past:- on 19th July 1545. the "Mary Rose" sank off Southsea. The ship remained undiscovered…

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2 July

Today in Gosport's Past:- on 2nd July 1971, three submariners were rescued from HM Submarine "Artemis" after she…

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26 June

Today in Gosport's Past:-on 26th June 1965, Kickergill was demolished to allow for 'road widening'. Kickergill was situated…

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15 June

Today in Gosport's Past:- on 15th June 1941, the morning light revealed another scene of bomb damage, this…

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11 June

Today in Gosport's Past:- on 11th June 1959, Christopher Cockerill's prototype hovercraft SR-N1 made its maiden flight in…

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6 June

Today in Gosport's Past:-on 6th June 1944, the invasion of Normandy took place - that's D-Day to you…

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31 May

Today in Gosport's Past:- on 31 May 1927, Charles Lindbergh flew into RAF Gosport (Grange Airfield) in his…

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17 May

Today in Gosport's Past:- on 17th May 2010, Channel 4's Time Team showed their special "Nelson's Hospital" on…

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