Seen passing Point in 1989 is the American battleship the USS Iowa. Picture: Graham Stevens

23 photos showing life in 1989 in Portsmouth

It was the year that the Berlin Wall fell.

Friday, 28th May 2021, 6:15 pm

But closer to home, 1989 saw three carriers here in port at Portsmouth at the same time, HMS Warrior was being painted and Port Solent had taken shape.

There was a fire at the Tricorn, the Cascades Shopping Centre was opened, fans were calling for the Fratton End to be rebuilt and American battleship USS Iowa arrived in Portsmouth.

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