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''Yarmouth''', or '''Great Yarmouth''', was a minor [[Royal Navy]] base in the [[Great War]].
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Situated on the east coast in Norfolk, '''Yarmouth''', or '''Great Yarmouth''', was a minor [[Royal Navy]] base in the [[Great War]].  It and [[Harwich]] served as operational bases for [[Auxiliary Patrol Area X]] off the East Anglia Coast.
  
 
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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}}
 
{{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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{{Tenure|rank={{CommRN}} (retired)|name=Vincent Paul Freeman|nick=Vincent P. Freeman|appt=28 September, 1938<ref>Freeman Service Record.  {{TNA|ADM 196/52/242.|}} f. 612.</ref>|end=|as=Naval Officer in Command, Yarmouth}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{ViceRN}}|name=Eric John Arthur Fullerton|nick=Sir Eric J. A. Fullerton|appt=2 July, 1940|end=14 April, 1942|as=Flag Officer in Command, Yarmouth}}
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{{Tenure|rank={{ViceRN}}|name=Arthur John Layard Murray|nick=Arthur J. L. Murray|appt=14 April, 1942|end=8 May, 1945|as=Flag Officer in Command, Yarmouth}}
 
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Latest revision as of 08:12, 13 August 2020

Situated on the east coast in Norfolk, Yarmouth, or Great Yarmouth, was a minor Royal Navy base in the Great War. It and Harwich served as operational bases for Auxiliary Patrol Area X off the East Anglia Coast.

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.

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See Also

Footnotes

  1. Freeman Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/52/242. f. 612.