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From: "mooney.worldonline.co.uk" <>
Subject: RE: [DEV] HMS bases
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 18:28:04 +0100
I worked at HMS Drake in the mid 1960s - it is in Devonport, not Cornwall. I
lived in Cornwall at the time and had to cross the river, and the border, to
get to work. HMS Cambridge is at Wembury which is on the eastern outskirts
> -----Original Message-----
> From: carole sergeant [mailto:]
> Sent: 31 March 2004 16:10
> Subject: [DEV] HMS bases
> Hi both- my naval information was that HMS Cambridge was the
> gunnery school based in Devonport-many of Devon HMS were in fact
> naval bases eg HMS Drake across the border in Cornwall but I do
> not have a lot of detail-perhaps someone can point me at a good
> "naval history for simple souls" site!!! ie nothing TOO
> technical!until later when time allows!
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