Country: United Kingdom Region: Scotland
Locale: Faslane, Argyll and Bute
Latitude: 56° 3' 55" N Longitude: -5° 10' 39" E
Area use / Military Branches: Active
HMNB Clyde http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/operations-and-support/establishments/naval-bases-and-air-stations/hmnb-clyde/ a.k.a. Faslane Naval Base is situated on the Gare Loch. The RN Armaments Depot Coulport on Loch Long (see RM Coulport SAS & LF) is a component of HM Naval Base Clyde.
The Naval shore establishment at Faslane is HMS Neptune,
Naval personnel appointed to the base who do not belong to a sea-going vessel make up Ship's Company.
Both the Gareloch and Loch Long are sea lochs extending northwards from the Firth of Clyde.
The base serves as homebase to the UK fleet of Vanguard-class nuclear-powered and nuclear-armed submarines:
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