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HMS Maidstone, depot ship of the Third Submarine Squadron, based on the Clyde, arrived on Merseyside for an informal visit, above, right.
According to the Chinese navy, another two warships are expected to reach the area on Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning, respectively, and a depot ship has been ordered to prepare for moving into the Gulf of Thailand to replenish the searching vessels.
Recounting his experience, James said: "I was stationed at our naval base in Malta when we received news of a signifi-cant earthquake on an island off Greece and we were sent to Kefalonia on a submarine depot ship to aid the sufferers.
HMS A7, which had a crew of 11, was carrying out simulated torpedo attacks against her Depot Ship HMS Onyx and the maintenance tender HMS Pygmy in Whitsand Bay to the west of Plymouth.
His date of enrolment was April 2, 1915 and he spent his first four months on HMS Gibraltar, which was a depot ship.
He was then posted to Chatham Naval Barracks and assigned to HMS Cyclops, a submarine depot ship based in Harwich.
The ship has been moored in Belfast since 1924 and as well as providing a home for reservists served as a depot ship during the Second World War.
The Academy would be supported by a Base Depot Ship (INS Zamorin), Base Hospital (INHS Navjeevani) and a Station Health Organisation.
Betty met her husband, George, on a submarine depot ship when he told her off for whistling on board.
It is the RNVR (Tyne Division) depot ship, HMS Satellite, being moved from the north side of the Tyne to a new berth in South Shields in February, 1937, by the tug the Great Emperor.
Among the photographs are ones showing a navy dockyard and the cruiser Nagara under construction during the Taisho Period (1912-1926), as well as the submarine depot ship Komahashi, the officials said.
The submarine of which he was second-in-command had 60 men, and he later served in a similar post in a submarine depot ship with 600 men.