119978: HMS Proserpine

HMS Proserpine was a Shore Naval Base at Lyness, Orkney  covering Boom Defence at Scapa Flow in the Second World War. The command was later sub-divided – HMS Pomona constructed and repaired Boom Defence nets and HMS Pleiades controlled the Drifter Pool, a fleet of around 100 small fishing boats that ferried goods and personnel between shore and ships around Scapa Flow.

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Shore Based Establishment; Stone Frigate
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