Commander alfred Godsal

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Commander alfred Godsal

British naval officerwho commanded HMS Brilliant in the First Ostend Raid and HMS Vindictive during the Second Ostend Raid




Alfred Godsal is Born

1884

Alfred Godsal is born in Dorset

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Location: Britain



Alfred Godsal joins the Navy

Sep 1899

Alfred Godsal joins the Royal Navy as a Cadet on HMS Britannia

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Location: Dartmouth



Alfred Godsal is Rated Midshipman

1900

Alfred Godsal is rated Midshipman and sent to HMS Hannibal

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Location: Dartmouth



Alfred Godsal joins HMS Vernon

1906

Alfred Godsal joins HMS Vernon to quarry as a Torpedo Officer

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Location: Britain



Alfred Godsal joins HMS Monmouth

1910

Alfred Godsal joins HMS Monmouth on the China Station

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Location: China



Alfred Godsal joins HMS Centurion

1910

Alfred Godsal joins HMS Centurion as a Torpedo Officer

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Location: Britain



Battle of Jutland

May 31, 1916

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Location: North Sea



Alfred Godsal is Promoted to Commander

Jun 1917

Alfred Godsal is promoted to Commander

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Location: Britain



First Ostend Raid

Apr 23, 1918

The first attempt to block the port of Ostend and prevent it from being used by German submarines

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Location: Belgium



Zeebrugge Raid

Apr 23, 1918

A raid against the port of Zeebrugge to try and prevent the Germans from using it as a base for submarines

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Location: Belgium



Second Ostend Raid

May 10, 1918

The second, more successful, attempt to prevent German submarines from using Ostend as a home base

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Location: Belgium