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HMS Titania & L-series submarines

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1925

John Edward BARROW [1890-1959]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Barrow
Given: 
John Edward
Birth
Date: 
1890-02-28
Birthplace (town, state): 
Sheerness, Kent
Death
Date: 
1959-11-01

My Great Uncle, John Edward Barrow, was an Engine Room Artificer in the Royal Navy.  In 1919 he was assigned to HMS Titania and he sailed from England to Hong Kong.  According to my family members, he spent a lot of time aboard submarines.  After HMS Titania docked in Hong Kong in April 1920, he left the Royal Navy and settled in Hong Kong.

Birthplace (country): 

HMS Titania - Queen of the Fairies Lodge - Royal Order of Antediluvian Buffaloes - ROAB

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2016

I found this in my tailor's (Bob Yu) shop in Wanchai. He told me the lodge was in Vistoria Barracks for a while and then moved to Tamar. 

1926 Submarines and HMS Titania

When / Where: A note on the back of the photo answers both questions -

Back of photo

H.M.S. "Titania"
Hongkong 1926 

Gwulo talk: More photographs of old Hong Kong and the tales they tell

When: Wednesday, 20th November at 7pm

Where: Harold Smyth room, St. John's Cathedral

Details and booking: http://www.cab.org.hk/Old_Hong_Kong.png

What: If you think this looks like mother duck with her ducklings, you're not far off the mark. HMS Titania, the ship on the right, was a

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