Ships named “Glasgow” Eight ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Glasgow after the Scottish city of Glasgow: HMS Glasgow (1707) was a 20-gun sixth rate, previously the Scottish ship Royal Mary. She was transferred to the Royal Navy in 1707 and was sold in 1719. HMS Glasgow (1745) was a 24-gun sixth rate launched […]
Brian Hanrahan, who died on December 20 aged 61, was a long-serving and much-respected foreign correspondent for the BBC and became a familiar face to television viewers during the Falklands war in 1982.
After the sinking of his ship, HMS Exeter, Doug Grant was taken prisoner and spent three and a half years as a japanese prisoner of war.
HMS Devonshire. A brief history of notable events from 1929 to 1942 including the sinking of the German Raider “Atlantis”.