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Portsmouth Dockyard gate today

Portsmouth Dockyard is on the south coast of England and is one of the six Royal Naval Dockyards, the others being Chatham Dockyard, Plymouth, Sheerness, Woolwich and Deptford. It's located on the eastern side of Portsmouth Harbour, and north of the Solent and the Isle of Wight. Its associated anchorage is Spithead.

Portsmouth is also home to the second (Portsmouth) Division of Royal Marines and the Royal Naval hospital at Haslar.