April 1934:  The launch of Tommy Sopwith's all-steel yacht Endeavour, this years challenger for the America's Cup, at Gosport, Hampshire.  (Photo by A. Hudson/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
April 1934: The launch of Tommy Sopwith's all-steel yacht Endeavour, this years challenger for the America's Cup, at Gosport, Hampshire. (Photo by A. Hudson/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Amazing old images from Gosport's past

There are some rare and historic photographs included here for you to enjoy.

Tuesday, 27th July 2021, 7:09 pm

Included in this selection you will see the launch of Tommy Sopwith's all-steel yacht Endeavour, the 1934 challenger for the America's Cup, and you will also see her being constructed in the boatyard. A 'Fairey Swordfish' plane being loaded with a large torpedo in 1937. German prisoners of war are marched through Gosport in 1916 and Gosport swimmer Mr C Rogers of the Gosport Swimming Club receiving a trophy after winning the swim from Southsea to the Isle of Wight back in 1936.

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