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With the coming of the naval arms race with Germany, inthe Admiralty decided to establish a naval base and dockyard at Rosyth, taking advantage of deep tidal water there Construction work started inand the dockyard was finished in , when the pre Dreadnought HMS Zealandia entered dry dock there The yard closed in , reopening inwhen relations with Germany began to deteriorate again and serving throughout the Second World WarDuring the Cold War, Rosyth was used to re fit conventional and Polaris nuclear armed submarines as well as other warships InRosyth was acquired by Babcock International, becoming the first privatized naval dockyard in Britain, and is now the site where the Royal Navy s two new Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers are being assembled In this book, published in the dockyard s centennial year, Walter Burt takes us through the history of Rosyth dockyard and naval baseVIEWS Through images and brief descriptions, this volume traces the history of the Rosyth dockyard and naval base in Scotland, which was started indue to the naval arms race between Britain and Germany and finished inwhen the HMS Zealandia entered dry dock there The dockyard was used to refit warships and closed inIt reopened inand served throughout World War II, was used to refit conventional and Polaris nuclear armed submarines and other warships during the Cold War, and was acquired by Babcock International in , becoming the first privatized dockyard in Britain It is currently the site where the Royal Navy is assembling two new Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers The book illustrates different parts of the dockyard and naval base during its history, various events, and the people who worked thereProtoview Rosyth Dockyard and Naval Base Through Time

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14 thoughts on “Rosyth Dockyard and Naval Base Through Time

  1. Suterman Suterman says:

    Nice thin book of pictures but not a lot of text.

  2. Gentleman Jim Gentleman Jim says:

    Wondeful book charting the history of Rosyth Dockyard and Naval Base in photos and words.

  3. Mo54 Mo54 says:

    My dad loved this trip down memory lane I would recommend this book for anyone who worked in Rosyth Dockyard.

  4. Mr David M Elliott Mr David M Elliott says:

    This is a well researched book with a very good collection of photographs particularly from the earlier era of the Dockyards history As someone who lived near and worked in the dockyard for over 20 years, I strongly recommend this book It has brought back many happy memories.

  5. Eddy Baylis Eddy Baylis says:

    Interesting and unusual fact based book I thought I knew Rosyth dockyard, well I know it a lot better now.

  6. Mr. D. Friel Mr. D. Friel says:

    Brilliant little book, brought back a few memories of my working life at Rosyth Dockyard Well done Walter

  7. rosie n jock rosie n jock says:

    Great book For ex dockies and hope a follow up book is printed soon.

  8. N Turner N Turner says:

    Very interesting, especially for people who work or have worked at the Dockyard.

  9. Mr. J. Taylor Mr. J. Taylor says:

    very interesting photos.


    Very good

  11. Menno Menno says:

    Interesting book thanks to telling photos and explanations.

  12. BOB BOB says:

    A very good read arrived on time

  13. Helen Turner Helen Turner says:

    We have family history with the Dockyard So this holds great memories

  14. Rosalind Lilley Rosalind Lilley says:

    Ordered April 4th, shipped 6th, delivery was supposed to be April 29 May 12, received April 14 We both worked in the dockyard in the 60 s Interesting book brings back memories, also pictures of people we knew.

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