NS2489 : HMNB Clyde, Gare Loch

near to Shandon, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

HMNB Clyde, Gare Loch
HMNB Clyde, Gare Loch
Her Majesty's Naval Base (HMNB) Clyde (Faslane) is best known as the home of the UK's strategic nuclear deterrent, the fleet of nuclear submarines armed with Trident missiles. The base occupies a large site on eastern shore at the northern end of Gare Loch. The loch was the site of a major naval base during World War II and was used to store decommissioned naval vessels in the 1950s. A shipbreakers yard ceased trading in the 1980s and has been absorbed into the naval base (LinkExternal link Wikipedia).

This view is from the parking area above the loch, on Glen Fruin Road NS2590.
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2012
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Thursday, 19 April, 2012   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 29 April, 2012
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Docks, Harbours  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 246 895 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:3.9649N 4:49.1450W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2516 9067
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Trident  Nuclear Submarines  Naval Base  Faslane  Clyde Naval Base  Gare Loch  Sea Loch  Loch  Firth of Clyde 

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