Submarine Base

A submarine base is a military base that shelters submarines and their personnel.

Examples of present-day submarine bases include HMNB Clyde, Île Longue (the base for France's Force océanique stratégique), Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Naval Submarine Base New London, and Rybachiy Nuclear Submarine Base (near Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky).

The Israeli navy bases its growing submarine force in Haifa

Former submarine bases include DORA 1, HMAS Platypus, Naval Submarine Base Bangor (now part of Naval Base Kitsap), Mare Island Naval Shipyard (a nuclear-capable base), Ordnance Island in Bermuda during World War II, and the formerly-classified Soviet base at Balaklava in the now Autonomous Republic of Crimea.

The hamlet of New Suffolk, New York claims to be the first submarine base in the United States: it served as the base for the USS Holland, a submarine launched in May 1897.

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USS G-1 (SS-19½) - Service History - Training Ship
... on 12 October for inspection and crew changes a week later, she shifted to Naval Submarine Base New London, the new submarine base at New London, Connecticut ... She acted as a schoolship for the newly established Submarine Base and Submarine School at New London, training officers and men of the newly expanded submarine force ... the entry of the United States into World War I, G-1 tested submarine nets and detector devices for the Experiment Board ...
Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay
... Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay is a base of the United States Navy located adjacent to the town of St ... The Submarine Base is the U.S ... Navy Fleet ballistic missile nuclear submarines armed with Trident missile nuclear weapons ...
Delta III Class Submarine - History
... Most submarines served in the Pacific fleet at Rybachiy submarine base near Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky ... That gives only a few meters around the submarine ... Two submarines served in the Northern fleet at the Gazhiyevo submarine base and three at the Olenya submarine base ...
List Of United States Navy Ships Present At Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 - Units
... period Narwhal SS-167 Undamaged moored in berth S-9 at the Submarine Base Dolphin SS-169 Undamaged moored port side to, Pier #4, in Berth S-8, U.S ... Submarine Base Cachalot SS-170 Undamaged moored at berth B-1, Navy Yard, undergoing scheduled overhaul Tautog SS-199 Undamaged moored at pier two, U.S ... Submarine Base Oglala CM-4 Sunk, but salvaged and recommissioned February 1944 Moored alongside Helena at berth B-2 Turkey AM-13 Undamaged moored in a nest at the Coal Dock with Rail, Bobolink ...

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