HMS Mercia

#1
Had the displeasure of driving through Coventry last week.

Came accross a red traffic sign "HMS MERCIA". Nearly crashed!

Obviously had to follow it, took to me to what looked like a huge abandoned factory/warehouse. Certainly ex MOD by the wire etc.

Googled it and found it was an RNR place. What went on there? Shipbuilding?!!!!!!!
 
#3
Was "rationalised" to be merged with HMS Forward. Forward (or Backward to it's friends) is still in existance but in Brum rather than Coventry.
 
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