luglessjoiningshackle said:What about Portland? the dread that used to fill me going there with the 'Green Death' coming onboard and ahem 'training' us was awful. That said, the greasy spoon just outside the dockyard gate was a cracking place to avoid the Harbour FIREX!!
Bisley said:HMS Daedulas down on Lee-on Solent. Spent many a good day down there. Turning the tech site into 300 married quarters and the rest into another businness park. The airfield has been sold to coastguard. Waste of a fine base.
ex_wasp_L2 said:whitemouse the squadron at Lee was not a civ squadron (at least when I did 6 weeks on it). It was divided into two sections, 781 (VIP) and 781(SAR). It was the only squadron I knew of that was fixed and rotary wing, what the reason for that was I have no idea.
I WAS DOWN IN WEYMOUTH 2 WEEKS AGO, AND THOUGHT I WOULD GO OVER TO PORTLAND, SAD OH SO SAD, AIR STATION AND OSPREY ALL GONE, HAPPY DAYS, X SKIMMER TRIBAL CLASSMaxi_77 said:Port Edgar is due to be redeveloped shortly so most if not all of the old buildings will be going. Built as the destroyer base for the Grand Fleet it is a shadow of it's former self these days.