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HER Number:MDV56924
Name:Training Ships at Dartmouth


Site of two training ships moored in this area of Dartmouth from 1863


Grid Reference:SX 879 521
Map Sheet:SX85SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartmouth
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishDARTMOUTH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX85SE/333/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MILITARY TRAINING SITE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Freeman, R., 1995, The History of the Castle Hotel Dartmouth, 20, 25 (Pamphlet). SDV340278.

HMS Britannia and HMS Hindustan were two training ships for naval cadets at the 'H.M. Naval Establishment'. They were moored in this area from 1863. At the beginning of the 20th century the training ships were replaced with a permanent college on land when Britannia Royal Naval College was built.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV340278Pamphlet: Freeman, R.. 1995. The History of the Castle Hotel Dartmouth. Dartmouth History Research Group Papers. 14. A5 Paperback. 20, 25.

Associated Monuments

MDV23627Related to: Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth (Building)
MDV55618Related to: HM Naval Establishment, Sandquay (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 23 2008 8:49AM