HMNB Clyde

Location type

Names and dates

Faslane Military Port (1942-1945)
HMNB Clyde (1964-)


This was an emergency port built during the Second World War. The port was intended to provide extra wharfage should London and Liverpool docks be destroyed.

After the war, the site was used to scrap surplus naval vessels by Shipbreaking Industries.

It is now a submarine base.

HM Naval Base Clyde

A similar port was developed at Cairnryan served by the Cairnryan Military Railway.


Military Port


Shipbreaking Industries


27/04/1941West Highland Railway
Faslane Junction (Croy) opened with exchange sidings for a double track railway to Military Port #1, Faslane Military Port.