List of Royal Navy shore establishments

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This is a list of shore establishments (or stone frigates) of the Royal Navy and Royal Naval Reserve.

Current Royal Navy shore establishments[edit]

Royal Navy bases and establishments in the United Kingdom (Portsmouth establishments: HMS Collingwood, HMS Excellent, HMS Sultan, HMS Temeraire, Institute of Naval Medicine)
List of Royal Navy shore establishments is located in Bahrain
HMS Juffair
HMS Juffair
Royal Navy support facility in Bahrain
Mare Harbour, the base for Royal Navy vessels in the Falkland Islands & South Atlantic

Naval bases[edit]

Air stations[edit]

Training establishments[edit]


Defence Munitions Centres[edit]

Formerly Royal Naval Armaments Depot and formally elements of Defence Equipment and Support.

Testing establishments[edit]

Overseas naval facilities[edit]

De facto overseas naval facilities

Current Royal Marines establishments[edit]

Royal Marines Establishments - Green: RM Units, Blue: Royal Navy Establishments, Red: Training, Roundel: Fleet Air Arm station

Significant RM presences are also located in:

Current Royal Naval Reserve units and establishments[edit]

The modern Royal Naval Reserve has fifteen Units (with 3 satellite units). These are:

Former shore establishments[edit]

Former naval bases[edit]

Main article: Royal Navy Dockyard

Former air stations[edit]

Former Royal Naval Hospitals[edit]

Main article: Royal Naval Hospital

Former shore bases[edit]

A to D[edit]

E to K[edit]

L to R[edit]

S to Z[edit]


Royal Naval Armaments Depots

Royal Naval Stores Depots

Royal Navy Aircraft Yards

See also[edit]


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