16 Sep 1931
  • The Invergordon Mutiny crisis passed when the British Admiralty promised to revise the proposed cuts. The mutiny caused such alarm on the exchange markets that the government was provoked into taking sterling off the gold standard. ww2dbase [AC]
  • Kurt Fricke was named the commanding officer of 1st Torpedo Boat Flotilla. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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