1903 NORA 1

 

Previous name:                           C65
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21 February 1917 Able Seaman George William Astrop MMR 537084 discharged dead through illness. He is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery, Belgium in grave I F 2

13 March 1917 Lieutenant John Davies RNR appointed in Command

5 January 1918 Engineer Sub Lieutenant Stephen D Spoor RNR appointed as Chief Engineer Officer until 23 March 1919 when posted to RFA SUNHILL

11 May 1922 sailed Goole with a cargo of coal for Chatham dockyard

5 October 1923 sailed Albert Dock, Hull in ballast

12 October 1923 sailed Immingham with a cargo of coal and coke

23 May 1924 sailed Hull to Goole in ballast

15 July 1924 berthed on Sheer Jetty, Portsmouth Harbour

8 September 1924 sailed Albert Dock, Hull to Goole in ballast

19 September 1924 berthed on the Sheer Jetty at Portsmouth Harbour

6 December 1924 sailed from Portsmouth Harbour

19 February 1925 sailed from Portsmouth Harbour

1 April 1925 sailed from Portsmouth Harbour

2 May 1925 berthed at Portsmouth Harbour

24 May 1925 berthed at Portsmouth Harbour

23 July 1925 sailed Portsmouth Harbour

5 August 1925 berthed at Portsmouth Harbour

6 September 1925 sailed Portsmouth Harbour

18 September 1925 berthed at Portsmouth Harbour

3 October 1925 berthed at Portsmouth Harbour

9 October 1925 sailed Portsmouth Harbour

28 October 1925 sailed Portsmouth Harbour

4 November 1925 berthed on the Sheer Jetty at Portsmouth Harbour

11 November 1925 berthed at Portsmouth Harbour

31 July 1926 berthed at the Round Tower, Portsmouth Dockyard

21 March 1927 berthed on Sheer Jetty, Portsmouth Dockyard

25 April 1927 arrived at Plymouth from Portsmouth

29 September 1927 sailed Hull to the River Tyne in ballast

8 August 1928 sailed West Hartlepool in ballast

29 September 1928 sailed Grangemouth to Methil

20 March 1929 berthed in the Tidal Basin of Portsmouth Dockyard

6 August 1929 berthed on Sheer Jetty, Portsmouth Dockyard

28 September 1929 sailed Goole with a cargo of coal for Chatham Dockyard

1930 renamed Nora

 Press report 9.1.33 West Morn News Nora

Press report from Western Morning News of 9 January 1933 

15 January 1930 sailed Plymouth for Portsmouth

1 January 1931 detailed in a published list of RFA's in Portsmouth Harbour together with RFA KIMMEROL, RFA EBONOL, RFA PETRONEL, RFA ORANGELEAF (1), RFA WAR AFRIDI, RFA PRESTOL, RFA BRITISH LANTERN, RFA LIMOL, RFA WAR SIRDAR,  NAV ISLEFORD and NAV UPNOR

25 January 1933 detailed in a list of RFA's in Portsmouth Harbour together with RFA KIMMEROL, RFA ELMOL, RFA PETRONEL, RFA APPLELEAF (1), NAV ISLEFORD and NAV UPNOR

24 April 1933 at Portsmouth Harbour berthed in the Tidal Basin

7 August 1933 passed the Lloyds Signal Station on the Lizard sailing east bound

1939 replaced by RFA Robert Middleton then reduced to a hulk for the storage of ammunion on the River Medway.

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