Berthing on MOD Ammunition Facility (UHAF) in Portsmouth Harbour


King's Harbour Master Portsmouth


  1. Mariners are advised that the Queen's Harbour Master has made the following General Direction under the Dockyard Port of Portsmouth Order 2005 concerning berthing rules for the Ministry of Defence Ammunition Facility situated near the entrance to Portchester Lake within Portsmouth Harbour in position 50° 48.71'N, 001° 07.08'W.
  2. Permission to berth alongside this facility for any vessel, no matter what size, must be obtained from QHM. Only vessels employed on Government business will be permitted to berth. Private vessels must remain 50 metres clear, in accordance with the Dockyard Port of Portsmouth Order 2005.
  3. Great care should be taken when berthing at this facility. Any incidence of damage to the facility when berthing by any vessel, however caused and however slight, should be reported to QHM immediately.
  4. This General Direction is an amendment to GD 08/10 to reflect the new Ammunition Facility and GD 08/10 is hereby superseded.

Queen's Harbour Master