ROYAL NAVY - Key Dates 1847 - 1945

 

 

1854 - 1856

Crimean War

 

1857

Indian Mutiny

 

1860

Occupation of Beijing

 

1878

Invasion of Afghanistan

 

 

Fleet sent to Istanbul

 

1882

Occupation of Egypt

 

1885

Third Burmese War

 

1889

Second Boer War begins

 

1899

Boxer Rebellion

 

1900

Development of Malaya

 

1902

Boer War ends

 

1909

Land Troops Persia

 

1914

First World War

 

1915

Gallipoli

 

1936

Garrisoned Suez Canal

 

 

 

 

1939 - 1945

Second World War