The HMS Port Napier was a minelayer which sank as the result of a fire on 27th November 1940. It had been towed to this spot to save Kyleakin and Kyle of Lochalsh as she was loaded with 550 mines and 6000 rounds of ammunition at the time of the fire! She lies on her starboard side with the bows pointing towards Kyleakin.
Cecil Commerce Centre, named after a Navy pilot, was set up just before World War II.
At 22,939 acres, the Naval Air Station Cecil Field complex was the largest military base in the Jacksonville, Florida, area. It was comprised of four separate facilities, the Cecil Field Complex (Cecil Field), the Outlying Field ("OLF") Whitehouse, the Yellow Water Weapons Department and the ...
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