25 Jun 1940

United Kingdom
  • British steam merchant Port Hobart landed the survivors of Norwegian steam merchant ship Randsfjord, torpedoed by German submarine U-30 three days prior, at Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. Three of the survivors were admitted to hospital. ww2dbase [Glasgow, Scotland | HM]
17 Jan 1941

United Kingdom
  • Harry Hopkins, while at a private dinner party with Scottish officials at the North British Railway Hotel in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, pledged American support for Britain. ww2dbase [M5 | Glasgow, Scotland | AC]
13 Apr 1942

United Kingdom
  • USS Wasp took on British Spitfire fighters at Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom in preparation for an aircraft ferrying mission to Malta. ww2dbase [Wasp (Wasp-class) | Glasgow, Scotland | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 13 Apr 1942
Spitfire Mk. Vc-Tropical variant from No. 603 Squadron RAF being hauled aboard USS Wasp (Wasp-class) by a crane, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 13 Apr 1942, photo 2 of 3Spitfire Mk. Vc-Tropical variant from No. 603 Squadron RAF being hauled aboard USS Wasp (Wasp-class) by a crane, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 13 Apr 1942, photo 3 of 3Spitfire Mk. Vc-Tropical variant from No. 603 Squadron RAF being hauled aboard USS Wasp (Wasp-class) by a crane, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 13 Apr 1942, photo 1 of 3
29 Apr 1942

United Kingdom
3 May 1942

United Kingdom
  • USS Wasp departed Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom with 47 Spitfire fighters aboard, embarking on Operation Bowery aiming to resupply Malta. ww2dbase [Wasp (Wasp-class) | Glasgow, Scotland | CPC, DS]
13 Aug 1942

United Kingdom
  • USS Tuscaloosa, USS Rodman, USS Emmons, and HMS Onslaught departed Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom with ammunition, aircraft parts, and other war goods for the Soviet Union. ww2dbase [Arctic Convoys | Glasgow, Scotland | CPC]
8 Oct 1943

United Kingdom
  • British merchant ship Ocean Strength arrived at Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom with a supply of iron ore and captured German Tiger I heavy tank "131". ww2dbase [PzKpfw VI Ausf. E 'Tiger I' | Glasgow, Scotland | CPC]
20 Jul 1944

United Kingdom
  • British destroyer HMS Crescent was launched at Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [Glasgow, Scotland | CPC]
12 Mar 1945

United Kingdom

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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