Inter-Port (Command)

Field Gun Competition

Results 1921 through to 1946

 

Year Venue Notes: Inter-Command Challenge Cup Winners Points Aggregate Time Cup Fastest Time Cup
1921 Olympia

Last time individual Fastest Time Prizes awarded

Royal Marine Artillery (Eastney)   Portsmouth  
1922 Olympia   HMS Victory, Portsmouth     Royal Marines
1923 Olympia   HMS Vivid, Devonport      
1924 Olympia

Aggregate, & Fastest Time Cups Introduced

HMS Pembroke,

2nd Place ~

HMS Pembroke 'B'

 

HMS Pembroke 'A'

HMS Pembroke 'A'

1925 Olympia

Course altered to one wall, for this year only!

Portsmouth   HMS Pembroke 'A' Royal Marines 'A'
1926 Olympia   HMS Excellent      
1927 Olympia

7 Crews ~

HMS's Excellent; Victory; Pembroke x 2;

Vivid x 2;

& Royal Marines

~ 1st time 3 x Trophies

to 1 crew!

HMS Vivid 'A', Devonport   HMS Vivid 'A', Devonport HMS Vivid 'A', Devonport
1928 Olympia  

HMS Pembroke

 

HMS Pembroke 'B'

HMS Pembroke 'B'
1929 Olympia  

HMS Pembroke

 

HMS Pembroke 'B'

HMS Pembroke
1930 Olympia 5 Crews ~ HMS's Excellent; Victory; Pembroke; Vivid; & Royal Marines     HMS Vivid HMS Pembroke
1931 Olympia 5 Crews ~ HMS's Excellent; Victory; Pembroke; Vivid; & Royal Marines       HMS Excellent
1932 Olympia

4 Crews ~ HMS's Portsmouth; Chatham; Devonport;

& Royal Marines

    HMS Pembroke, Chatham HMS Pembroke, Chatham
1933 Olympia

4 Crews ~ HMS's Portsmouth; Chatham; Devonport;

& Royal Marines

    HMS Pembroke HMS Pembroke
1934 Olympia

4 Crews ~ HMS's Portsmouth; Chatham; Devonport;

& Royal Marines

(their Final Year?)

    HMS Pembroke HMS Pembroke
1935 Olympia

4 Crews ~ HMS's Portsmouth; Chatham; Devonport;

& a Stokers Crew

    RNB Chatham

Devonport Seamen

(New Record)

1936 Olympia

No Field Gun Competition, or Display at the Royal Tournament

Reason, as yet , unknown???

Note from Royal Tournament Programme:

Since the 1935 record was set up the Spars used have been increased in weight for Safety reasons.

This additional weight operates against faster times being achieved!

1937 Olympia

6 Crews - a Seaman Crew & a Stokers Crew

for each Command ~ Portsmouth, Chatham & Devonport

(RNB) Chatham Stokers   Chatham Seamen

Chatham Seamen

(New Record)

1938 Olympia

6 Crews - a Seaman Crew & a Stokers Crew

for each Command ~ Portsmouth, Chatham & Devonport

Devonport    

Devonport Stokers

(New Record)

1939 Olympia

6 Crews - a Seaman Crew & a Stokers Crew

for each Command ~ Portsmouth, Chatham & Devonport

Devonport      
1940

No Royal Tournament due to

World War 2

 

1941
1942
1943
1944
1945
1946

Results 1947 through to 1999

 

Note: I have managed to gather the above information from a number of sources,

however, if you know they are incorrect, or can fill in any gaps, please let me know, and I'll rectify them!

 

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