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There have been several naval vessels and a single naval station called HMS Tamar, after the River Tamar in South West England. This article is about the navy of the United Kingdom. ... The Tamar is a river in south western England, that forms most of the border between Devon (to the east) and Cornwall (to the west). ... South West England is one of the regions of England. ...

  • The first Tamar by was as sloop built by Snook of Saltash in 1758. Renamed as Pluto and became a fire-ship, it was later captured by the French in 1780.
  • The third Tamar began service in 1814 and served until 1827. It was decommissioned from the Royal Navy in 1828 and became a coal depot ship in 1833.
  • The fourth Tamar was an iron screw troop ship of 3,650 tons, built by Samuda Brothers in Cubitt Town, Isle of Dogs in 1863. It was subsequently stationed in the British territory of Hong Kong, and gave its name to the Royal Naval station there.
  • Tamar was the name for the Royal Navy's shore base in Hong Kong from 1897 to 1997, named after the 4th generation vessel.

Location within the British Isles Saltash (Cornish: Essa) is a town in Cornwall, UK. It has a population of about 16,000. ... Year 1758 (MDCCLVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... HMS Pluto is a name (derived from the god Pluto) that has been held by many Royal Navy ships, including: HMS Pluto, launch date unknown, fire ship, commanded by John Lindsay (1756/57) and Robert Faulknor the Younger (April to September 1791) The first HMS Tamar, built as a sloop... 1780 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Chatham Dockyard, located on the River Medway in Kent, England, came into existence at the time when, following the Reformation, relations with the Catholic countries of Europe had worsened, and thus requiring added defences. ... Year 1796 (MDCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Monday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1814 (MDCCCXIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 1827 (MDCCCXXVII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... This article is about the navy of the United Kingdom. ... Year 1828 (MDCCCXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1833 (MDCCCXXXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... HMS Tamar was a 4,650 ton Royal Navy troopship launched in Britain in 1863. ... Samuda Brothers was an engineering and ship building firm on the Isle of Dogs, founded by Jacob and Joseph dAguilar Samuda. ... Cubitt Town is an area on the Isle of Dogs in Tower Hamlets in London, England. ... The Isle of Dogs in 1899, at the height of its commercial success The Isle of Dogs is in the centre of this 2005 aerial view of east London as seen from the skies over south London. ... Year 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with HSM Tamar. ... This article is about the navy of the United Kingdom. ...

Merchant vessels

The SS Tamar, was a 3207 ton British steamer run by the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company, which was sunk off Brazil during World War I by the Kronprinz Wilhelm on March 24, 1915, while on passage from Santos to Le Havre. [1] “The Great War ” redirects here. ... This page is about the passenger liner Kronprinz Wilhelm, built in 1901, temporarily converted to a WWI warship in 1914, and broken up in 1923. ... is the 83rd day of the year (84th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday[1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Motto: Patriam Charitatem et Libertatem Docui (Latin: To the homeland I taught charity and liberty) Location in the state of São Paulo and Brazil Coordinates: , Country Brazil Region Southeast State São Paulo Settled 1546 Incorporated 1839 Government  - Mayor João Paulo Tavares Papa (PMDB) Area  - City 280. ... Le Havre is a city in Normandy, northern France, on the English Channel, at the mouth of the Seine. ...


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Nigel Allen was at HMS Tamar between 1970 and 1993.
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The photograph was taken before 1913 when HMS Tamar was moored at a buoy in the Victoria Harbour.
Tamar was originally a troopship of 4650tons launched in 1863 that had been hulked as a base ship at Hong Kong in 1897.
HMS Tamar was also a shore based naval base, on Stonecutters Island in Hong Kong, see below.
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