Osea Naval Base

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Osea Naval Base or H.M.S. Osea was a Royal Navy base for Coastal Motor Boats located on Osea Island in River Blackwater, Essex.

History

Closed down by late 1921, the C.M.Bs. were moved to Haslar, as part of a new Haslar Coastal Motorboat Base under command of Leonard Pius Vavasour.[1]

In Command of Base

In Command of Flotilla

The flotilla was apparently a separate command entity than the Base.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. "Coastal Motor-Boats." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Nov 15, 1921; pg. 5; Issue 42878.
  2. The Navy List. (February, 1920). p. 819.
  3. "Naval Appointments." The Times (London, England), Thursday, January 22, 1920, Issue 42314, p.20.
  4. Todd Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/7. f. 7.
  5. Todd Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/7. f. 7.