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  • Friday, 27 May 2022 - 4:56pm

    April 2022 saw the 80th anniversary of the sinking of the submarine HMS Urge, and the National Museum of the Royal Navy is proud to have played a part, being represented in the commemorations in Malta and at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum, Gosport.

    An introduction to HMS Urge

    HMS Urge was a U-Class submarine launched in 1940. Having spent the majority of her time on war patrols in the Mediterranean she was lost with all hands in 1942. 

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  • Friday, 13 May 2022 - 1:42pm
    • South Georgia: The Santa Fe: and San Carlos: Re-examining HMS Antrim’s Falklands Conflict is a day-long free event at Boathouse 6, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
    • Forty years to the day since the start of landing operations, crew are re-united to recall and reflect
    • The Falklands Myth & Memory, a tri-service examination of The Falklands Conflict will be streamed as a fitting finale to the event
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  • Wednesday, 27 April 2022 - 4:42pm

     Friday 2 April 1982 marked the start of the Falklands and here we look at some of the key naval dates over the first month of the conflict.

    1-7 April 1982

    2 April 1982 - Government House Section of Royal Marines detachment were rounded up by Argentine forces as they occupied the Falkland Islands.

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  • Friday, 22 April 2022 - 12:50pm

    Warm welcome for Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal as she visits unique D-Day survivor LCT 7074

    The National Museum of the Royal Navy is delighted to announce that Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visited unique D-Day survivor LCT 7074 at the D-Day Story, Southsea on Thursday 21 April 2022.

    As the patron of the National Museum of the Royal Navy, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal inaugurated LCT 7074 and thanked the organisations and individuals who have worked together on this prestigious award-winning heritage project.

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  • Wednesday, 20 April 2022 - 6:05pm

    Fascinating talk vividly recounts key role of Falkland helicopter crew in opening days of conflict 40 years to the day

    The powerful recollections of a helicopter crew involved in the opening actions of the Falklands Conflict 40 years ago is the subject of a very special talk on Friday 22nd April at Yeovilton’s Fleet Air Arm Museum at 5.30pm. 

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