Portsmouth Naval Base

41 rarely-seen photos charting the long and proud history of Portsmouth's dockyard

Thousands of people have played a part in the long history of Portsmouth’s dockyard.

We’ve had a look back through the archive at some of our favourite photos from years gone by.

A wagon at Portsmouth Naval Base
A wagon at Portsmouth Naval Base
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A welder working on a submarine servicing platform in 1993
A welder working on a submarine servicing platform in 1993
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Explosion at the boilerhouse
Explosion at the boilerhouse
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Portsmouth Naval Base in 1993
Portsmouth Naval Base in 1993
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