HMNB Devonport Her Majesty's Naval Base

The largest naval base in Western Europe, Devonport has been supporting the Royal Navy since 1691. The vast site covers more than 650 acres and has 15 dry docks, four miles of waterfront, 25 tidal berths and five basins.  The base employs 2,500 Service personnel and civilians, supports around 400 local firms and generates around ten per cent of Plymouth’s income.

Commanding Officer Ian Shipperley

Rank: Commodore

Commodore Ian Shipperley joined the Royal Navy in 1980, he took command of HM Naval Base Devonport in February 2015.

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Location Plymouth

Devonport

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Devonport is home to Britain’s amphibious ships, survey vessels and half her frigates, plus the training hub of the front-line Fleet, FOST, and the Royal Navy's Amphibious Centre of Excellence at RM Tamar.

HMS Bulwark

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HMS Ocean

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HMS Argyll

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HMS Albion

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HMS Monmouth

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HMS Montrose

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HMS Northumberland

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HMS Portland

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HMS Somerset

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HMS Sutherland

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HMS Echo

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HMS Enterprise

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HMS Gleaner

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HMS Scott

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HMS Protector

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HMS Talent

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HMS Torbay

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HMS Trenchant

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HMS Triumph

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HMS Vengeance

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Southern Diving Group

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Head of Royal Swedish Navy visits UK

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Royal Navy Divers clear wartime rocket

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Devonport Naval Heritage Centre Summer Tours