Tag: HMS Fearless

June 23 – Menin Gate Memorial to Missing 54,000. Roll of Honour

The story of the Menin Gate Memorial, its origin and customs. The Belfast names on the Memorial. William Dunwoodie from Dungannon returned with NZ infantry in WW1. Two Belfast submariners are lost in HMS Fearless, and two Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers from Strabane and Derry…

July 23 – Roll of Honour

On this day in 1759 HMS Victory was laid down at Chatham dockyard. 46 years later she would seal her place in history at Trafalgar. 163 years later, still in service she was saved for the nation as a museum at HMNB Portsmouth and…