united kingdom SMC Marchwood

Southampton, England
united kingdom





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1.0 57 Mayflower Park, England
2.8 86 Vosper Thornycroft, England
4.5352 Shirley, England
7.9 36EGHI Southampton, England
11.4209 Beaulieu, England
17.5147 J Samuel White, Isle of Wight



1943 to present

50 53 36 secs N - 1 25 24.6 secs W
1nm SW of Southampton
Elevation: 3 feet


Marchwood Military Port was opened in 1943 to support the Normandy Landings for D-Day. It has continued as the UKs only dedicated military port and was renamed the Sea Mounting Centre. There 2 helipads; one for embarking helicopters (the focus of map centre) and one less than 0.5nm to the south west for visitors and cargo offload.

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2010-sep-09 AccidentRoyal NavyType 45 Daring classD32 HMS Daring


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