What was the Royal Navy Mutiny of 1919?

Introduction The Royal Navy mutiny of 1919 was a peaceful mutiny of several dozen sailors protesting against their deployment to the British campaign in the Baltic of 1918-1919. Of all who left their ships 96 offenders were arrested and punished, ten by imprisonment. Refer to Southampton Mutiny (1919), HMS Kilbride Mutiny (1919), and Invergordon Mutiny… Read More


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