HMS Glasgow (D88) Movements 1981-2005 SHIPS MOVEMENTS – HMS GLASGOW 1981 – 2005 All Ports of call and time spent at sea as supplied by Naval Service FOI Coordination Cell, Navy Command Headquarters, Portsmouth. 1981 1/1/81-12/1/81 PORTSMOUTH 13/1/81-21/1/81 SEA 22/1/81-26/1/81 BERMUDA 27/1/81 […]
Glasgow Ships Company If you wish to add your name to the Ships Company List contact me with your details. I will require your name/nickname/rate/rank/dates you joined and left Glasgow. If those listed would update me with your details, I’d be most grateful. * Any errors please let me know Name/Aka/From-To Allison Peter 1955-57 Ames Andy “Jan” CPO 1980-84 […]
Saturday 1st May 1982
Time (Zulu). Action
0620. Glasgow first into the Exclusion Zone
0720.Vulcans bomb Falklands air strip. Good morning Dagoe!
1035. Action stations. Two A/C at 100 miles.
1982. The Falklands War. This is a audio with a commentary by the skipper on the day we were hit by a 1000lb bomb.
A huddle of Falklands veterans told jokes as they stood freezing on Portsmouth’s Round Tower to see off the Type 42 destroyer, toasted as one of the world’s luckiest ships.