Devonport


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Devonport,

England: see PlymouthPlymouth,
city and unitary authority (1991 pop. 238,583), SW England, on Plymouth Sound. The three towns that Plymouth has comprised since 1914 are Plymouth, Stonehouse, and Devonport; the suburbs of Plympton and Plymstock were added to the city in 1967.
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From my map it appeared that this city lay back from the coast a short distance, and there was another city given as Devonport, which appeared to lie at the mouth of the river Tamar.
We dug about for a short time with our cutlasses until I became convinced that a city had stood upon the spot at some time in the past, and that beneath our feet, crumbled and dead, lay ancient Devonport.
sailed from Devonport on the 27th of December, 1831.
Devonport Dockyard is at the heart of maintaining and supporting the Royal Navy and I am pleased that such a large number of jobs will be protected.
Who: Engineers at the Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth have developed a composite repair technology as an alternative to the replacement of corroded sea tubes on the Vanguard class Trident submarines.
Lord Devonport - who owns the 10,000-acre Ray Estate in Northumberland - has applied for permission to build 11 high-quality timber holiday lodges on the shores of Sweethope Loughs near Otterburn.
HMS Northumberland, which was travelling back from the Mediterranean to Devonport, was diverted to go to her aid and has sheltered the yacht overnight, allowing Caffari to sleep.
DESPITE a rather dull day, the Lord Devonport Sweethope Challenge for Disabled Anglers was yet another resounding success.
DEFENCE firm Babcock's pounds 350m bid to buy Plymouth's Devonport naval dockyard marks another step in the ongoing consolidation of the sector.
THE owners of Rosyth and Faslane naval dockyards are buying the Devonport yard for pounds 350million.
Debbie Brewer, 47, was exposed to asbestos by her father Philip Northmore when he was a lagger at Devonport Dockyard in 1966.
The service will commemorate the 64th anniversary of the sinking of HMS Glorious, HMS Ardent and HMS Acasta and will be held at St Nicholas Church in Devonport, Plymouth, on Sunday, June 6.