united kingdom HMD Devonport

Plymouth, England
united kingdom






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1.8333 HMS Drake, England
1.9109 RN Hospital Stonehouse, England
2.5136 Long Room, England
2.6125 Trinity Pier, England
2.8 68 Central Park, England
2.9255 HMS Raleigh, Cornwall



50 22 42 secs N - 4 10 59 secs W
Devonport


The Royal Navy has been associated with Plymouth and Devonport since before the 1500s. The Royal Dockyard itself was opened in 1691 to the south of the main site and work started further north on Naval Barracks in 1880.

A ten year major modernisation programme for Devonport Dockyard commenced in the early 1970s. Between Mar 1973 and 1977, No. 5, 6 and 7 Dock in No. 2 Basin were pumped dry and a covered Frigate complex constructed on the site of the old Keyham dock, to allow work to be done under cover. The new docks were flooded in early Jun 1976.

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Ships built

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From
-Aircraft Carrier Majestic class
1961Frigate Type 12 Rothesay class
1962Frigate Type 81 Tribal class
1966Frigate Towed Array Exocet Leander class
1967Frigate Exocet Leander class
1970Frigate Seawolf Leander class

Launch
1944-sep-30UK R93 HMS Terrible Majestic class
1959-jul-20UK F126 HMS Plymouth Type 12 Rothesay class
1960-sep-19UK F133 HMS Tartar Type 81 Tribal class
1964-mar-25UK F28 HMS Cleopatra Towed Array Exocet Leander class
1965-oct-31UK F47 HMS Danae Exocet Leander class
1968-aug-8UK F71 HMS Scylla Seawolf Leander class


News about this location


HMS Ocean Departs for BALTOPS 2016, 02-Jun-16 : The Royal Navy’s Flagship HMS Ocean (L12) departed Devonport to take part in NATO exercise BALTOPS 2016 in the Baltic Sea with 16 allied and partner nations.


Operations


DatesOperation
02-apr-8217-jun-82Operation Corporate


Events

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DatesOrg/TypeUnit
1952-nov-13 AU Royal Australian NavyColossus classR71 HMAS Vengeance
1953-dec Royal NavyColossus classR68 HMS Ocean
1960-aug Navy Days 1960Royal NavyType 15 classF53 HMS Undaunted
1960-aug Navy Days 1960Royal NavyAudacious classR05 HMS Eagle
1961-aug-05 1961-aug-07 Navy Days 1961Royal NavyTiger classC20 HMS Tiger
1961-aug-05 1961-aug-07 Navy Days 1961Royal NavyType 81 Tribal classF133 HMS Tartar
1961-aug-05 1961-aug-07 Navy Days 1961Royal NavyAudacious classR05 HMS Eagle
1961-aug-05 1961-aug-07 Navy Days 1961Royal NavyAudacious classR09 HMS Ark Royal
1964-aug-01 1964-aug-03 Navy Days 1964Royal NavyTiger classC20 HMS Tiger
1964-aug-01 1964-aug-03 Navy Days 1964Royal NavyCounty classD02 HMS Devonshire
1964-aug-01 1964-aug-03 Navy Days 1964Royal NavyExocet Leander classF127 HMS Penelope
1964-aug-01 1964-aug-03 Navy Days 1964Royal NavyAudacious classR05 HMS Eagle
1964-aug-01 1964-aug-03 Navy Days 1964Royal NavyAudacious classR09 HMS Ark Royal
1964-aug-01 1964-aug-03 Navy Days 1964Royal NavyImproved Centaur classR12 HMS Hermes
1965-aug Navy Days 1965Royal Fleet AuxiliaryOL classA122 RFA Olwen
1965-aug Navy Days 1965Royal NavyTiger classC20 HMS Tiger
1965-aug Navy Days 1965Royal NavyType 12 Rothesay classF101 HMS Yarmouth
1965-aug Navy Days 1965Royal NavyExocet Leander classF127 HMS Penelope
1965-aug Navy Days 1965Royal NavyImproved Centaur classR12 HMS Hermes
1966-aug-27 1966-aug-29 Navy Days 1966Royal Fleet AuxiliaryOL classA123 RFA Olna
1966-aug-27 1966-aug-29 Navy Days 1966Royal NavyHecla classA133 HMS Hecla
1966-aug-27 1966-aug-29 Navy Days 1966Royal NavyHecla classA137 HMS Hecate
1966-aug-27 1966-aug-29 Navy Days 1966Royal Fleet AuxiliaryRetainer classA329 RFA Retainer
1966-aug-27 1966-aug-29 Navy Days 1966Royal NavyTiger classC20 HMS Tiger
1966-aug-27 1966-aug-29 Navy Days 1966Royal NavyCounty classD02 HMS Devonshire
1966-aug-27 1966-aug-29 Navy Days 1966Royal NavyIkara Leander classF15 HMS Euryalus
1966-aug-27 1966-aug-29 Navy Days 1966Royal NavyTowed Array Exocet Leander classF42 HMS Phoebe
1966-aug-27 1966-aug-29 Navy Days 1966Royal NavyExocet Leander classF47 HMS Danae
1966-aug-27 1966-aug-29 Navy Days 1966Royal NavyAudacious classR05 HMS Eagle
1967-aug-26 1967-aug-28 Navy Days 1967Royal NavyHecla classA133 HMS Hecla
1967-aug-26 1967-aug-28 Navy Days 1967Royal Fleet AuxiliaryRegent classA486 RFA Regent
1967-aug-26 1967-aug-28 Navy Days 1967Royal NavyTiger classC20 HMS Tiger
1967-aug-26 1967-aug-28 Navy Days 1967Royal NavyCounty classD02 HMS Devonshire
1967-aug-26 1967-aug-28 Navy Days 1967Royal NavyType 12 Rothesay classF113 HMS Falmouth
1967-aug-26 1967-aug-28 Navy Days 1967Royal NavyTowed Array Exocet Leander classF28 HMS Cleopatra
1967-aug-26 1967-aug-28 Navy Days 1967Royal NavyAudacious classR09 HMS Ark Royal
1971-mar-01 1973-aug-17 Commando refitRoyal NavyImproved Centaur classR12 HMS Hermes
1977-aug-27 1977-aug-29 Navy Days 1977Royal Fleet AuxiliaryRover classA268 RFA Green Rover
1977-aug-27 1977-aug-29 Navy Days 1977Royal NavyIkara Leander classF109 HMS Leander
1977-aug-27 1977-aug-29 Navy Days 1977Royal NavyIkara Leander classF114 HMS Ajax
1977-aug-27 1977-aug-29 Navy Days 1977Royal NavyType 12 Rothesay classF115 HMS Berwick
1977-aug-27 1977-aug-29 Navy Days 1977Royal NavyBroad Beam Leander classF12 HMS Achilles
1977-aug-27 1977-aug-29 Navy Days 1977Royal NavyType 81 Tribal classF125 HMS Mohawk
1977-aug-27 1977-aug-29 Navy Days 1977Royal NavyIkara Leander classF15 HMS Euryalus
1977-aug-27 1977-aug-29 Navy Days 1977Royal NavyType 21 Amazon classF169 HMS Amazon
1977-aug-27 1977-aug-29 Navy Days 1977Royal NavyType 21 Amazon classF173 HMS Arrow
1977-aug-27 1977-aug-29 Navy Days 1977Royal NavyType 21 Amazon classF174 HMS Alacrity
1977-aug-27 1977-aug-29 Navy Days 1977Royal NavyTowed Array Exocet Leander classF28 HMS Cleopatra
1977-aug-27 1977-aug-29 Navy Days 1977Royal NavyTowed Array Exocet Leander classF40 HMS Sirius
1977-aug-27 1977-aug-29 Navy Days 1977Royal NavyTowed Array Exocet Leander classF42 HMS Phoebe
1977-aug-27 1977-aug-29 Navy Days 1977Royal NavyExocet Leander classF47 HMS Danae
1977-aug-27 1977-aug-29 Navy Days 1977Royal NavyTowed Array Exocet Leander classF56 HMS Argonaut
1977-aug-27 1977-aug-29 Navy Days 1977Royal NavyAudacious classR09 HMS Ark Royal
1977-aug-27 1977-aug-29 Navy Days 1977Royal NavyImproved Centaur classR12 HMS Hermes
1978-aug-26 1978-aug-28 Navy Days 1978Royal NavyFearless classL10 HMS Fearless
1978-aug-26 Navy Days 1978Royal MarinesScout AH.1XP893
1979-may-15 Royal NavyType 22 (Batch 1) Broadsword classF88 HMS Broadsword
1979-may-15 Fleet Air ArmLynx HAS2XZ246
1981-aug-29 1981-aug-31 Navy Days 1981Royal Fleet AuxiliaryNess classA344 RFA Stromness
1981-aug-29 1981-aug-31 Navy Days 1981Royal NavyType 42 (Batch 1 and 2) classD108 HMS Cardiff
1981-aug-29 1981-aug-31 Navy Days 1981Royal NavyCounty classD18 HMS Antrim
1981-aug-29 1981-aug-31 Navy Days 1981Royal NavyIkara Leander classF10 HMS Aurora
1981-aug-29 1981-aug-31 Navy Days 1981Royal NavyIkara Leander classF104 HMS Dido
1981-aug-29 1981-aug-31 Navy Days 1981Royal NavyIkara Leander classF114 HMS Ajax
1981-aug-29 1981-aug-31 Navy Days 1981Royal NavyType 21 Amazon classF170 HMS Antelope
1981-aug-29 1981-aug-31 Navy Days 1981Royal NavyType 21 Amazon classF172 HMS Ambuscade
1981-aug-29 1981-aug-31 Navy Days 1981Royal NavyType 21 Amazon classF184 HMS Ardent
1981-aug-29 1981-aug-31 Navy Days 1981Royal NavyTowed Array Exocet Leander classF28 HMS Cleopatra
1981-aug-29 1981-aug-31 Navy Days 1981Royal NavyIkara Leander classF39 HMS Naiad
1981-aug-29 1981-aug-31 Navy Days 1981Royal NavyExocet Leander classF47 HMS Danae
1981-aug-29 1981-aug-31 Navy Days 1981Royal NavySeawolf Leander classF60 HMS Jupiter
1981-aug-29 1981-aug-31 Navy Days 1981NL Royal Netherlands NavyVan Speijk classF805 Hr. Ms. van Nes
1981-aug-29 1981-aug-31 Navy Days 1981Royal NavyType 22 (Batch 1) Broadsword classF89 HMS Battleaxe
1981-aug-29 1981-aug-31 Navy Days 1981Royal NavyType 22 (Batch 1) Broadsword classF90 HMS Brilliant
1981-nov-06 1981-nov-09 NL Royal Netherlands NavyKortenaer classF808 Hr.Ms. Callenburgh
1981-nov-06 NL Marine LuchtvaartdienstLynx mk27271
1981-dec-05 CA Canadian Armed ForcesCH-124 Sea King12430
1981-dec-05 CA Canadian Armed ForcesAnnapolis classDDH 266 HMCS Nipigon
1982-feb-04 1982-feb-15 Royal Fleet AuxiliaryOL classA124 RFA Olmeda
1982-feb-11 US US Marine CorpsCH-46F157726
1982-feb-11 US US Marine CorpsCH-46F156456
1982-feb-11 US US Marine CorpsCH-46F156467
1982-feb-11 US US Marine CorpsCH-46F156450
1982-feb-11 1982-feb US United States Naval AviationIwo Jima classLPH-7 USS Guadalcanal
1982-feb-11 US US Marine CorpsUH-1N159195
1982-feb-11 US US Marine CorpsUH-1N159196
1982-feb-11 US US Marine CorpsUH-1N159683
1982-feb-11 US US Marine CorpsUH-1N160456
1982-feb-11 US US Marine CorpsUH-1N160452
1982-feb-11 US US Marine CorpsUH-1N160443
1982-feb-11 US US Marine CorpsUH-1N160446
1982-feb-11 US US Marine CorpsUH-1N160827
1982-feb-11 US US Marine CorpsUH-1N160447
1982-feb-11 US US Marine CorpsUH-1N160450
1982-feb-11 US US Marine CorpsUH-1N160454
1982-feb-11 US US Marine CorpsUH-1N160457
1982-feb-11 US US Marine CorpsUH-1N160440
1982-feb-12 Fleet Air ArmLynx HAS2XZ735
1982-mar-06 AccidentFleet Air ArmWessex HU.5XT470
1982-mar-06 AccidentFleet Air ArmWessex HU.5XT449
1982-apr-03 RFA OlmedaFleet Air ArmSea King HAS.1XV649
1982-apr-05 RFA Sir GalahadRoyal MarinesSA341B Gazelle AH.1XX412
1982-apr-05 RFA Sir GeraintRoyal MarinesSA341B Gazelle AH.1ZA776
1982-apr-05 RFA Sir GeraintRoyal MarinesSA341B Gazelle AH.1ZA730
1982-apr-05 RFA Sir GalahadRoyal MarinesSA341B Gazelle AH.1XX411
1982-apr-05 RFA Sir GeraintRoyal MarinesSA341B Gazelle AH.1XZ326
1982-apr-05 RFA Sir GalahadRoyal MarinesSA341B Gazelle AH.1XX402
1982-may 1982-jul-17 Royal NavyType 81 Tribal classF133 HMS Tartar
1982-may-31 1982-jun-07 Royal Fleet AuxiliaryReliant class (1983)A131 RFA Reliant
1982-jun-05 1982-jun-09 CA Canadian Armed ForcesProtecteur classAOR 509 HMCS Protecteur
1982-jun-05 HMCS ProtecteurCA Canadian Armed ForcesCH-124 Sea King12413
1982-jun-05 HMCS ProtecteurCA Canadian Armed ForcesCH-124 Sea King12414
1982-sep-24 US United States Naval AviationWichita classAOR-4 USS Savannah
1982-sep-24 USS SavannahUS US NavyCH-46A152567
1982-sep-24 USS SavannahUS US NavyCH-46D153335
1982-oct-05 1982-oct-09 US United States Naval AviationKnox classFF-1084 USS McCandless
1982-oct-05 USS McCandlessUS US NavyUH-2B151321
1982-oct-06 Royal NavyType 22 (Batch 1) Broadsword classF91 HMS Brazen
1989 Royal NavyType 22 (Batch 1) Broadsword classF89 HMS Battleaxe
1989-jul-28 1989-jul-30 Navy Days 1989Royal Fleet AuxiliaryImproved Tide classA75 RFA Tidespring
1989-jul-28 1989-jul-30 Navy Days 1989Royal NavyType 21 Amazon classF171 HMS Active
1989-jul-28 1989-jul-30 Navy Days 1989Royal NavyType 21 Amazon classF173 HMS Arrow
1989-jul-28 1989-jul-30 Navy Days 1989Royal NavyType 21 Amazon classF174 HMS Alacrity
1989-jul-28 1989-jul-30 Navy Days 1989Royal NavyType 21 Amazon classF185 HMS Avenger
1989-jul-28 1989-jul-30 Navy Days 1989Royal NavyTowed Array Exocet Leander classF40 HMS Sirius
1989-jul-28 1989-jul-30 Navy Days 1989Royal NavyTowed Array Exocet Leander classF42 HMS Phoebe
1989-jul-28 1989-jul-30 Navy Days 1989Royal NavyType 22 (Batch 3) Cornwall classF86 HMS Campbeltown
1989-jul-28 1989-jul-30 Navy Days 1989Royal NavyType 22 (Batch 1) Broadsword classF90 HMS Brilliant
1989-jul-28 1989-jul-30 Navy Days 1989Royal NavyType 22 (Batch 2) Boxer classF95 HMS London
1989-aug-28 1989-aug-30 Navy Days 1989Royal NavyExocet Leander classF47 HMS Danae
2009-sep-05 Navy Days 2009Royal NavyType 23 Duke classF238 HMS Northumberland
2009-sep-05 Navy Days 2009Royal NavyType 23 Duke classF82 HMS Somerset
2009-sep-05 Navy Days 2009Royal NavyOcean classL12 HMS Ocean
2009-sep-05 Navy Days 2009Royal NavyAlbion classL15 HMS Bulwark
2009-sep-05 Navy Days 2009Fleet Air ArmMerlin HM.1ZH858
2009-sep-05 Navy Days 2009Fleet Air ArmMerlin HM.1ZH856
2009-sep-05 Navy Days 2009Fleet Air ArmMerlin HM.1ZH863
2009-sep-05 Navy Days 2009Fleet Air ArmSea King HAS.5ZE418
2009-sep-05 Navy Days 2009Fleet Air ArmSea King HAS.5ZA130
2009-sep-05 Navy Days 2009Fleet Air ArmSea King HC.4ZB507
2010-jul-17 2010-jul-23 US United States Naval AviationBlue Ridge classLCC-20 USS Mount Whitney
2012-apr-24 BE Belgian NavyKarel Doorman classF931 Louise-Marie
2012-apr-24 BE MarineSA316B Alouette IIIM-1
2012-dec-08 NL Royal Netherlands NavyHolland class (OPV)P842 Hr.Ms. Friesland
2012-dec-08 NL Royal Netherlands NavyHolland class (OPV)P843 Zr. Ms. Groningen
2012-dec-08 BE MarineSA316B Alouette IIIM-3
2013-sep-10 Royal NavyType 45 Daring classD36 HMS Defender
2013-sep-10 DE German Navy F 123 Brandenburg classF215 Brandenburg
2013-sep-10 Fleet Air ArmMerlin HM.1ZH846
2014-may-29 Fleet Air ArmLynx HAS3SZF557
2014-may-29 DE MarinefliegerSuper Lynx mk88a83+24
2015-apr-03 2015-apr US United States Naval AviationArleigh Burke Flight II classDDG-75 USS Donald Cook
2015-may-31 2015-jun NL Royal Netherlands NavyHolland class (OPV)P842 Hr.Ms. Friesland
2015-jul-31 2015-aug-04 US United States Naval AviationArleigh Burke Flight IIA classDDG-109 USS Jason Dunham
2016-jan-28 2016-feb NO Royal Norwegian NavyFridtjof Nansen classF311 KNM Roald Amundsen
2017-feb-02 2017-feb FOSTNO Royal Norwegian NavyFridtjof Nansen classF312 KNM Otto Sverdrup
2017-mar Royal NavyType 23 Duke classF229 HMS Lancaster
2017-mar 2017-jul-21 Royal NavyAlbion classL14 HMS Albion
2017-mar-13 NL Marine LuchtvaartdienstNH90 NFHN-110


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