Inter-Port (Command)

Field Gun Competition

Results 1947 through to 1999

 

Year Venue Notes: Inter-Command Challenge Cup Winners Points Aggregate Time Cup Fastest Time Cup
1947 Olympia

First Naval Air Command Crew

(12 Runs each crew)

Devonport

(new Record)

22

Naval Air Command

(new Record)

Naval Air Command

(new Record)

1948 Olympia

 

Portsmouth

21

Portsmouth

(new Record)

Portsmouth

(new Record)

1949

Final Olympia

 

Portsmouth

23

Portsmouth

(new Record)

Naval Air Command

(new Record)

1950

First Earls Court

 

Naval Air Command

22

Naval Air Command

Naval Air Command

1951 Earls Court

 

Devonport

19

Devonport

Chatham

1952 Earls Court

Addition of

Bronze Medals

Devonport

23

Devonport

Devonport

1953 Earls Court

 

Devonport

(new Record)

24

Max.

Devonport

(new Record)

Devonport

(new Record)

1954 Earls Court

 

Devonport

20

Devonport

Devonport

1955 Earls Court

 

Portsmouth

& Devonport

20

Devonport

Devonport

1956 Earls Court

 

F. A. A.

21

F. A. A.

F. A. A.

1957 Earls Court

50th Anniversary of Field Gun Competition

Portsmouth

19

Portsmouth

Portsmouth

(new Record)

1958 Earls Court

 

Devonport

22

Devonport

Devonport

(new Record)

1959 Earls Court

 

Air Command

& Devonport

21

Devonport

(new Record)

Air Command

(new Record)

1960 Earls Court

Final year for 4th Crew

 ~ Chatham

Air Command

22

Air Command

(new Record)

Air Command

(new Record)

1961 Earls Court

Only Three Crews compete

(16 Runs each)

F. A. A.

(new Record)

23

F. A. A.

(new Record)

Portsmouth

& F. A. A.

(new Record)

1962 Earls Court

3 minute barrier broken

F. A. A.

(new Record)

28

Devonport

(new Record)

F. A. A.

(new Record)

1963 Earls Court

 

Devonport

26

Devonport

F. A. A.

1964 Earls Court

Copenhagen Cup  presented

(in Copenhagen)

F. A. A.

(new Record)

30

F. A. A.

(new Record)

F. A. A.

(new Record)

1965 Earls Court

Copenhagen Cup first presented to 'B' Crews

F. A. A. & Devonport

27

F. A. A.

(new Record)

Devonport

(may be F. A. A!)

1966 Earls Court

 

F. A. A.

(new Record

Max. Points)

32

F. A. A.

F. A. A.

(new Record)

1967 Earls Court

 

F. A. A.

26

F. A. A.

Devonport

1968 Earls Court

 

F. A. A.

30

F. A. A.

F. A. A.

1969 Earls Court

 

F. A. A.

28

F. A. A.

F. A. A.

(new Record)

1970 Earls Court

 

Portsmouth

27

Portsmouth

Portsmouth

1971 Earls Court

 

F. A. A.

27

F. A. A.

F. A. A.

(new Record)

1972 Earls Court

 

Portsmouth

& F. A. A.

27

F. A. A.

(new Record)

F. A. A.

(new Record)

1973 Earls Court

 

F. A. A.

26

F. A. A.

Portsmouth

(new Record)

1974 Earls Court

 

F. A. A.

28

F. A. A.

Portsmouth

1975 Earls Court

 

Portsmouth

27

Portsmouth

Portsmouth

1976 Earls Court

 

F. A. A.

29

F. A. A.

Portsmouth

& F. A. A.

1977 Earls Court

Least Penalties Cup Introduced ~

Plymouth Gin

Devonport

27

Devonport

Devonport

1978 Earls Court

 

Portsmouth

& Devonport

26

Devonport

Devonport

(new Record)

1979 Earls Court

 

F. A. A.

25

F. A. A.

F. A. A.

(new Record)

1980 Earls Court

 

Devonport

26

Portsmouth

Devonport

1981 Earls Court

 

Portsmouth

28

Portsmouth

Portsmouth

(new Record)

1982 Earls Court

The Falklands conflict depletes Manpower

F. A. A.

30

F. A. A.

F. A. A.

1983 Earls Court  

Devonport

31

Devonport

Devonport

(new Record)

1984 Earls Court

 

Portsmouth

26

Portsmouth

Portsmouth

(new Record)

1985 Earls Court

 

Devonport

26

Devonport

F. A. A.

1986 Earls Court

 

Portsmouth

26

Portsmouth

Portsmouth

1987 Earls Court

 

Portsmouth

27

Portsmouth

Portsmouth

1988 Earls Court

 

F. A. A.

28

Devonport

F. A. A.

1989 Earls Court

 

Devonport

25

F. A. A.

F. A. A.

1990 Earls Court

 

F. A. A.

29

F. A. A.

F. A. A.

1991 Earls Court

 

F. A. A.

30

F. A. A.

F. A. A.

1992 Earls Court

 

F. A. A.

30

F. A. A.

F. A. A.

1993 Earls Court

RT reduced to 2 weeks, So only 14

Competition Runs each

Devonport

22

Devonport

Devonport

1994 Earls Court

 

Devonport

26

Devonport

Portsmouth

1995 Earls Court

 

F. A. A.

22

F. A. A.

F. A. A.

1996 Earls Court

 

Devonport

22

Devonport

F. A. A.

1997 Earls Court

 

Portsmouth

25

Portsmouth

Portsmouth

1998 Earls Court

 

Devonport

23

Devonport

Devonport

1999 Earls Court

Royal Tournament extended for Final Year

(16 Runs each Crew)

Devonport

29

Devonport

Devonport

(new Record)

Killed off by a Very Short-Sighted Government & Civil Service!!!

 

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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