11 March

Today in Gosport's Past:- HMS "St Vincent" (the third Royal Navy ship to carry the name; the first…

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7 March

Today in Gosport's Past:-  on 7 March 1908, trumpeter, singer & bandleader, Nat Gonella was born in Islington,…

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4 March

Today in Gosport's Past:-the Ritz Super Cinema was opened on 4 March 1935 to much praise, since it…

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5 March

80 Years of the Spitfire Today in Gosports past: - 5 March 2016 marked the 80th anniversary of…

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1 March

Today in Gosport's Past:-on 1 March 1927, Britain's last pre-Dreadnought battleship was towed out of Portsmouth harbour to…

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25 January

Today in Gosport's Past:-  on 25 January 1995, 'Leander' class frigate F56 HMS "Argonaut" was towed from Portsmouth…

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16 January

Today in Gosport's Past:- on 16 January 1964, "C.1", the largest floating coaler in the world, was unceremoniously…

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7 January

Today in Gosport's Past:-  on 7 January 2009, Class 42 destroyer HMS "Glasgow" was towed out of Portsmouth…

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31 December

Today in Gosport's Past:-  on 31 December 1852, renowned marine artist Martin Snape was born at Spring Garden…

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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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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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