1 Dec 1930

United Kingdom
  • The keel of RMS Queen Mary was laid down by the John Brown and Company at Clydebank, Scotland, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [Queen Mary | Clydebank, Scotland | CPC]
26 Sep 1934

United Kingdom
  • RMS Queen Mary was launched at Clydebank, Scotland, United Kingdom. The Queen Mary would play a vital role in the war; transporting hundreds of thousands of Allied troops across the world's oceans. ww2dbase [Queen Mary | Clydebank, Scotland | AC]
4 Dec 1936

United Kingdom
  • The keel of RMS Queen Elizabeth was laid down by the John Brown and Company at Clydebank, Scotland, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [Queen Elizabeth | Clydebank, Scotland | CPC]
27 Sep 1938

United Kingdom
2 Oct 1941

United Kingdom
  • The keel of Britain's last battleship, HMS Vanguard, was laid down at Clydebank, Scotland, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [Clydebank, Scotland | AC]
22 Apr 1943

Photo(s) dated 22 Apr 1943
Wife of Vice Admiral V. H. Godfrey launching a newly constructed sloop for the Indian Navy, HMIS Kistna, at Yarrows Yard, Clydebank, Scotland, United Kingdom, 22 Apr 1943Launching ceremony of a newly constructed sloop for the Royal Indian Navy, HMIS Kistna, at Yarrows Yard, Clydebank, Scotland, United Kingdom, 22 Apr 1943
30 Nov 1944

United Kingdom
  • At a cost of £9,000,000 (excluding the cost of her guns and their mountings), Britain's last Battleship, HMS Vanguard, was launched at Clydebank, Scotland, United Kingdom. Too late to see service in World War II, Vanguard would eventually be completed in Apr 1946. ww2dbase [Clydebank, Scotland | AC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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