Royal Naval Barracks

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Royal Naval Barracks
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Active1890-1969
CountryFlag United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.gif United Kingdom
AllegianceBritish Empire
BranchNaval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy

Royal Naval Barracks were purpose-built to provide accommodation and training facilities for the men of the reserve fleet who were waiting to be appointed to ships. The barracks were usually commanded by flag officer with the title of Commodore-in-Command e.g. Commodore-in-Command, Royal Naval Barracks, Chatham.

History

Royal Naval Barracks were purpose-built to provide accommodation and training facilities for the men of the reserve fleet who were waiting to be appointed to ships the personnel were grouped into to a reserve formations such as Chatham Reserve Division, Devonport Reserve Division and the Portsmouth Reserve Division. The barracks were usually sited closed to the major home port naval dockyards of Chatham, Devonport and Portsmouth.

Locations of Royal Naval Barracks UK

  1. Royal Naval Barracks, Chatham (1897-1961)
  2. Royal Naval Barracks, Devonport (1890-1969)
  3. Royal Naval Barracks, Portsmouth (1890-1969)

Locations of Royal Naval Barracks Overseas

  1. Royal Naval Barracks, Colombo
  2. Royal Naval Barracks, Hong Kong
  3. Royal Naval Barracks, Simonstown
  4. Royal Naval Barracks, Singapore
  5. Royal Naval Barracks, Sydney
  6. Royal Naval Barracks, Trincomalee