HMS Collingwood Training establishment

HMS Collingwood is the Royal Navy's largest training establishment. It is the headquarters of the Maritime Warfare School and Surface Stream which also has  units in Excellent, Longmoor, Temeraire, Horsea Island and Raleigh, delivering training in Warfare, Weapon Engineering, Diving, Physical Training, Chemical Biological Radiation Nuclear and Damage Control, Sea Survival, Seamanship and Military skills.

Commanding Officer Steven Dainton

Rank: Captain

Captain Steve Dainton joined the Royal Navy in 1987. He joined MWS as Chief of Staff (COS) in June 2013 and assumed Command of HMS Collingwood in the Autumn term 2013.

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Location HMS Collingwood

History of HMS Collingwood

Maritime Warfare School

Maritime Warfare School Training Activities

Victory Squadron

Defence Diving School

Horsea Island


HMS Collingwood's Role

Duty of Care

Collingwood Command provides Executive, Duty of Care and facilities management functions for trainees at stages 2 and 3 of their Warfare and Weapon Engineer training and lodger organisations, including the Royal Navy Leadership Academy, Maritime Warfare Centre and Fleet Intelligence Centre.

Maritime Warfare Centre

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HMS Raleigh

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Collingwood visit

Local MP visits HMS Collingwood


HMS Collingwood Latest News

Charities receive donations from HMS Collingwood open day 2014


Naval chaplain delivers D-Day sermon on sea Sunday

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