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Encyclopedia > List of fleet bases of the Royal Navy
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This is a list of fleet bases of the Royal Navy.

Current Fleet Bases

  • HMNB Devonport
  • HMNB Clyde
  • HMNB Portsmouth

Former Fleet Bases

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Royal Fleet Auxiliary - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1062 words)
The Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) is the service that keeps the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom running around the world.
Since the Royal Navy of that era possessed the largest network of bases around the world of any fleet, the RFA at first took a relatively minor role.
After 1945, the RFA assumed centre stage in supporting the operations of the Royal Navy in the many conflicts that the Navy was involved in.
Royal Navy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (4172 words)
Currently the Royal Navy (RN) is the second largest in the world in terms of gross tonnage; the US Navy (USN) remaining the world’s largest navy with a tonnage greater than that of the next 17 largest combined.
The first reformation and major expansion of the Navy Royal, as it was then known, occurred in the 16th century during the reign of Henry VIII whose ships, Henri Grâce a Dieu ("Great Harry") and Mary Rose, engaged the French navy in the battle of the Solent in 1545.
The Royal Navy is established under the royal prerogative and the head of the Royal Navy, known as the Lord High Admiral, and overall head of the Armed Forces, is the British Sovereign.
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