HMS Jufair

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HMS Jufair was a naval base established in Bahrain on April 13, 1935. In 1950 the US Navy leased space in HMS Jufair and following Bahraini independence in 1971, took over the base.[1] The base was renamed by the US Navy first the Administrative Support Unit Bahrain and then Naval Support Activity Bahrain.[2]

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  1. ^ http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/operations-and-support/operations/united-kingdom-component-command-ukmcc/coalition-maritime-forces-cfmcc/ Royal Navy Website:Combined Maritime Forces (CMF)(Accessed Feb 2011)
  2. ^ Cragg, Dan (2000) Guide to Military Installations, Stackpole Books