HMS Excellent, Whale Island

This naval base played various important roles in the preparations of the Allied naval forces for D-Day. Royal Navy’s gunnery school, used for training for co-ordination of naval bombardments.

AddressWhale Island, Portsmouth PO2, UK
CountyHampshire
Location typeNaval Base
AccessPrivate
Site Ownership and Access InformationNaval base, no public access except on very occasional open days
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