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. Todd Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/7. f. 7.
  4. Todd Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/44/7. f. 7.