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'''Great Yarmouth''' was a minor [[Royal Navy]] base in the [[Great War]].
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''Yarmouth''', or '''Great Yarmouth''', was a minor [[Royal Navy]] base in the [[Great War]].
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==History==
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Great Yarmouth was the first aerial bombardment target in Britain during the war, being bombed by the Zeppelin ''L3'' on 19 January, 1915.  The port was also bombarded by the German Navy on 24 April, 1916.
  
 
==In Command==
 
==In Command==
 
<div name=fredbot:office0 otitle="Senior Naval Officer, Great Yarmouth" nat="UK">
 
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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Oswald Tylston Hodgson|nick=Oswald T. Hodgson|appt={{SMNLApr19|p. 8}}|end=}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}}|name=Oswald Tylston Hodgson|nick=Oswald T. Hodgson|appt=28 January, 1916|end=30 November, 1919|note=subordinate to [[Senior Naval Officer, Lowestoft]] until August, 1919, then assuming that appointment as well}}
 
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Revision as of 11:27, 19 July 2017

Yarmouth', or Great Yarmouth, was a minor Royal Navy base in the Great War.

History

Great Yarmouth was the first aerial bombardment target in Britain during the war, being bombed by the Zeppelin L3 on 19 January, 1915. The port was also bombarded by the German Navy on 24 April, 1916.

In Command

See Also

Footnotes