Category: Hampshire

The Fraser Range in Portsmouth, Hampshire

The Fraser Range in Portsmouth, Hampshire

This was our 3rd location of our trip to Portsmouth. The Fraser Range History – The Fraser Gunnery Range, formally known as HMS Saint George, was originally owned by the MOD. It specialized in training naval gunnery personnel in director sight firing and later was used for radar research. It is now owned by QinetQ,…

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Fort Gilkicker in Gosport, Hampshire

Fort Gilkicker in Gosport, Hampshire

A very early start and an 80 mile drive to Hampshire, this was our first location of the day. Fort Gilkicker in Gosport Some history from Wikipedia.org Fort Gilkicker is a historic Palmerston fort built at the eastern end of Stokes Bay, Gosport, Hampshire to dominate the key anchorage of Spithead. It was erected between…

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