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|This is the site of the royal Naval Detention Quarters which is attached to both the main Naval Dockyard and Barracks It was known throughout the Royal Navy & Royal Marines as DQ's or Deek's and was used for the more serious breaches of Naval Law It was said that this was the toughest millitary prison in the UK It was staffed by both Naval & Marine Personel I am not sure if it is still in used ...||03/01/2006||897|
|This is the wardroom or officers mess for Portsmouth Naval Barracks as you can see it is across the road from the main Barracks Enterance||03/01/2006||329|
|Plymouth's Royal Citadel was built in the late 1660s as King Charles II decided it was necessary after the Dutch Wars of 1664-67 to realise the importance of Plymouth as a channel port.||10/11/2005||364|
|Mount Batten was the only operational military airbase in the South West Peninsula at the outbreak of war in 1939.|
RAF Mount Batten was a Royal Air Force station and flying boat base at Mount Batten, a peninsula in Plymouth Sound, Devon. England. Originally a seaplane station opened in 1917 as a Royal Navy Air Service Station Cattewater it became RAF Cattewater in 1918 and in 192...
|HMS Plymouth is a Rothesay class frigate, which served in the United Kingdom Royal Navy from 1959 to 1988. She was named after the English city of Plymouth. Since decommissioning as a warship, HMS Plymouth has been preserved, and opened to the public at various United Kingdom ports.||12/17/2009||524|
|RAF Eastchurch was a Royal Air Force station near Eastchurch village, on the Isle of Sheppey, Kent, England. The history of aviation at Eastchurch stretches back to the first decade of the 20th century when it was used as an airfield by members of the Royal Aero Club. The area saw the first flight by a British pilot in Britain.|
In 1910 it was offered to the Royal Navy as a traini...
|William Bradford (c.1590 in The Manor House, Austerfield Ė c.1657) was an English Separatist leader in Leiden, Holland and in Plymouth Colony. He was a signatory to the Mayflower Compact and served as Plymouth Colony Governor five times covering about thirty years between 1621 and 1657. His journal 'Of Plymouth Plantation' covering the period from 1620 to 1657 in Plymouth Colony is an important...||11/19/2013||124|
|Smeatonís Tower is one of Plymouthís most prominent landmarks. Designed by John Smeaton, construction began in 1756 and was completed in 1759. For 123 years, it warned ships of the dangerous Eddystone Rocks located some 22 kilometers off the coast of Plymouth.||10/10/2005||381|
|Naval Station Frederikshavn is one of two major naval bases in Denmark and home port to the Royal Danish Navy's 1st squadron.||03/07/2007||797|
|The first stone defences in Plymouth were those of the 15th century Plymouth Castle of which only a very small part of one tower remains near the Citadel. Previous to this the main local defences were at Plympton, but the importance of this castle faded as the River Plym silted up.|
In the first half of the 16th century six blockhouses were built along the shore. A fort was constr...
|The old Royal Naval Gunnery school believe now to be used by the Royal Marines its a famous base to all naval personnel as everyone there under train had to double (run) where ever they went the place mark is on the famous parade ground which like the rest of the base was ruled by the chief Gunnery Officer and his staff know as G.I.s (Gunnery Instructors)||03/01/2006||947|
|The Royal Naval Armament Depot (RNAD) at Coulport in the Clyde Area consists of sixteen atom bomb storage bunkers have been built into a ridge overlooking Loch Long. Trident missile warheads and conventional torpedoes are stored at the weapons depot, where they are installed and removed from submarines. |
The loading dock can be see to the NW