Friday, April 27, 2007

1931: Water Polo in “Corfu Island”, Greece

1931: Water Polo match in Corfu island of Greece between the crew of “HMS Calypso” and the local team of Nautical Club of Corfu. The match ended with a 4-2 victory of the local team.
HMS Calypso, has been a Royal Navy cruiser built on 1917. During World War II HMS Calypso served in the Home Fleet 1939 and Mediterranean fleet 1940. She was torpedoed and sunk on the 12th June 1940 by the Italian Submarine Bagnlini south of Crete.
Source: Magazine "Nautical Hellas", 1931 Greece; Personal collection

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