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Unit History: RN Air Station Ballykelly

RN Air Station Ballykelly
County: - Londonderry
 
Lat/Long:  55:03:45N  07:00:31W
 
Grid Ref: C632245
 
Height above sea level: 10 ft
 
 
Ballykelly (HMS Sealion), Ballykelly, Londonderry, Co Down, Northern Ireland (1945-1971)
 
Was used by FAA as lodger facilities from RAF Northern Ireland. From 1945 the naval section was attached to HMS Sealion, the joint anti-submarine school.
 
It was transferred to the Army as Shackleton Barracks but is now closed and its future is undecided and subject to debate.
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