HMS Hibernia (shore establishment)

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History
Royal Navy EnsignUnited Kingdom
NameHMS Hibernia
Commissioned2 September 2010
StatusCurrently operational
BadgeHMS Hibernia badge.png
General characteristics
Class and typeStone frigate

HMS Hibernia is the name given to a shore establishment of the Royal Navy, which serves as the headquarters of the Royal Naval Reserve in Northern Ireland. Commissioned in 2009 to replace the C-class cruiser HMS Caroline as the training establishment for the RNR in Northern Ireland,[1] Hibernia is located as part of Thiepval Barracks in Lisburn, County Antrim.[2] The unit numbers approximately 100 officers and ratings.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hello Hibernia - RNR’s Newest Training Unit is Commissioned - Royal Navy, 02/09/10
  2. ^ HMS Hibernia - Royal Naval Reserve