What was the Invergordon Mutiny (1931)

Introduction The Invergordon Mutiny was an industrial action by around 1,000 sailors in the British Atlantic Fleet that took place on 15 to 16 September 1931. For two days, ships of the Royal Navy at Invergordon were in open mutiny, in one of the few military strikes in British history. The mutiny caused a panic… Read More

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What was the HMS Kilbride Mutiny (1919)?

Introduction HMS Kilbride was a sloop of the Kil class which were also referred to as gunboats, built for the Royal Navy during the First World War. It was designed for anti-submarine warfare, but was completed too late in the war to be used extensively in that role. The class were designed to be double-ended… Read More

What was the Southampton Mutiny (1919)?

Introduction The 1919 Southampton mutiny was a mutiny in the British Army which occurred in January 1919 in the aftermath of World War I. The soldiers, after being misinformed that they were being transported to Southampton to be demobilised, were then ordered to board troop ships for France. The mutiny was brought to an end… Read More