1936 in aviation
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1936:
1936 in rail transport
This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1936.
1936 in rail transport - Wikipedia
USCGC Taney (WHEC-37)
USCGC Taney (WPG/WAGC/WHEC-37) (/ˈteɪniː/ TAY-nee) is a United States Coast Guard High Endurance Cutter, notable as the last ship floating that fought in the attack on Pearl Harbor, although Taney was...
USCGC Taney (WHEC-37) - Wikipedia
German auxiliary cruiser Pinguin
Pinguin was a German auxiliary cruiser (Hilfskreuzer) which served as a commerce raider in World War II. Pinguin was known to the Kriegsmarine as Schiff 33, and designated HSK 5. The most successful c...
USCGC Eagle (WIX-327)
The USCGC Eagle (WIX-327) (formerly the SSS Horst Wessel) is a 295-foot (90 m) barque used as a training cutter for future officers of the United States Coast Guard. She is the only act...
USCGC Eagle (WIX-327) - Wikipedia
German submarine U-33 (1936)
German submarine U-33 was a Type VIIA U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.Her keel was laid down on 1 September 1935 at the Germaniawerft in Kiel. She was launched on 11 June 193...
German submarine U-33 (1936) - Wikipedia
USS Heath Hen (AMc-6)
USS Heath Hen (AMc-6) was a wooden dragger (trawler), built in 1936 by A. D. Storey, Fairhaven, Massachusetts, as Noreen. Acquired by the United States Navy on 18 October 1940, she was converted to a ...
United States lightship Nantucket (LV-112)
United States lightship Nantucket (LV-112), also known as Lightship No. 112, Nantucket, is a National Historic Landmark lightship that served at the Lightship Nantucket position. She was the last se...
United States lightship Nantucket (LV-112) - Wikipedia
HMS Hyperion (H97)
HMS Hyperion (H97) was an H-class destroyer built for the Royal Navy during the mid-1930s. During the Spanish Civil War of 1936–1939 the ship enforced the arms blockade imposed by Britain and France o...
USS Enterprise (CV-6)
USS Enterprise (CV-6), was the seventh U.S. Navy vessel to bear the name. Colloquially referred to as the "Big E", she was the sixth aircraft carrier of the United States Navy. A Yorktown-class carrie...
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The Schlesinger African Air Race
The Schlesinger Race, also known as the "Rand Race", the "Portsmouth - Johannesburg Race" or more commonly the 'African Air Race', took place in September 1936. The Royal Aero Club announced the race ...
The Schlesinger African Air Race - Wikipedia
German submarine U-29 (1936)
German submarine U-29 was a Type VIIA U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.She was laid down on 2 January 1936, launched on 29 August and commissioned on 10 November. During her c...
German submarine U-29 (1936) - Wikipedia
HMS Glasgow (C21)
The seventh HMS Glasgow, built on the Clyde, was a Southampton-class light cruiser, a sub-class of the Town-class and commissioned in September 1937. She displaced 11,930 tons and had a top speed...
HMS Glasgow (C21) - Wikipedia
USS Brooklyn (CL-40)
USS Brooklyn (CL-40) was a light cruiser, the lead ship of her class of seven, and the third United States Navy ship to bear its name. Commissioned in 1937, she served in the Atlantic during World War...
USS Brooklyn (CL-40) - Wikipedia
USS Selfridge (DD-357)
The second USS Selfridge (DD-357) was a Porter-class destroyer in the United States Navy. She named for Rear Admiral Thomas O. Selfridge (1804–1902) and his son, Thomas O. Selfridge, Jr. (1836–1924).S...
USS Selfridge (DD-357) - Wikipedia
German auxiliary cruiser Stier
Stier (HSK 6) was an auxiliary cruiser of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II. Her Kriegsmarine designation was Schiff 23, to the Royal Navy she was Raider J.The name Stier means "bull", a...
German auxiliary cruiser Stier - Wikipedia
USS Yorktown (CV-5)
USS Yorktown (CV-5) was an aircraft carrier commissioned in the United States Navy from 1937 until she was sunk at the Battle of Midway in June 1942. She was named after the Battle of Yorkto...
USS Yorktown (CV-5) - Wikipedia
USS Pollack (SS-180)
USS Pollack (SS-180), a United States Porpoise-class submarine, was the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for the pollack, a food fish resembling the true cod, but with the lower jaw pr...
USS Pollack (SS-180) - Wikipedia
List of ship launches in 1936
The list of ship launches in 1936 includes a chronological list of some ships launched in 1936.
USS Perch (SS-176)
USS Perch (SS-176) - the lead ship of Perch-class submarines of the United States Navy, is the first Navy ship to be named for the perch.Her keel was laid down on 25 February 1935 by the Electric Boat...
USS Perch (SS-176) - Wikipedia
SS Carsbreck
The SS Carsbreck was a British cargo steamship. She was sunk while carrying supplies to the UK in the Second World War.
Ayrshire Dockyard Co Ltd, Irvine, North Ayrshire built the ship, completing ...
SS Carsbreck - Wikipedia
HMS Icarus (D03)
HMS Icarus was an I-class destroyer that served with the Royal Navy in World War II.
On 29 November 1939, Icarus sighted the German submarine U-35 between the Shetland Islands and Bergen (Nor...
HMS Icarus (D03) - Wikipedia
French cruiser Georges Leygues
The Georges Leygues was a French light cruiser of the La Galissonnière class. During World War II, she served with both the Vichy France and Allies. She was named for the prominent 19th and 20th centu...
HMS Newcastle (C76)
The seventh HMS Newcastle was a Town-class light cruiser of the Royal Navy. She belonged to the Southampton subclass. In the Second World War following extensive battle damage sustained in the Mediter...
HMS Newcastle (C76) - Wikipedia