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This statue stands outside the D-Day Museum in Southsea on Clarence Esplanade and was unveiled in 1997. The Grizzly was a Canadian-built M4A1 Sherman tank with some modifications. It had thicker, more sloping armour, had a longer range and notably was fitted with Canadian Dry Pin tracks (CDP) which did not require rubber, a scarce wartime material. It was used by the Canadian Army in WW2 from 1943-1945 and later by Portugal.

Brittany Ferry from Caen to Portsmouth from here.

This was a heavy British infantry tank used in WW2.

Built in 1544 this castle was part of a series of fortifications built around England's coast by Henry VIII to protect the country against invaders. No sooner had it been completed than Henry VIIIs flagship the Mary Rose sank near to the castle. Nearly a century later, during the English Civil War, the castle was captured for the only time by the Parliamentarians.

Another view of the Castle & Lighthouse.

See previous pic.

The memorial outside the Royal Marines Museum to the Royal Marines involvement in the Falklands War in 1982.

This museum, situated on the seafront at Southsea, is set in striking Victorian surroundings and includes a medal room which displays ten Victoria Crosses awarded to Royal Marines as well as the Museum's collection of 8,000 medals.

Thanks in dead my Friend :) Well, may I will find some musicians there, or join a band ... so I would stay a little longer :)

HMS Northumberland is a Type 23 Frigate of the Royal Navy. She is named after the Duke of Northumberland and is the eighth RN ship to bear the name since the first 70 gun frigate in 1679 and the ninth in the class of 23 Type Frigates. She is based at Devonport and is part of the Devonport Flotilla. She was built by Swan Hunter in 1992, was launched in April 1992, and accepted into the Royal Naval service in May 1994. She carries anti-air Sea Wolf missiles, Harpoon anti-ship missiles, anti-submarine Stingray torpedoes, and carries either a Lynx HMA8 armed with 4 Sea Skua anti-ship missiles or 2 anti submarine torpedoes, or a Westland Merlin HM1 armed with 4 anti submarine torpedoes. She has a complement of 185 crew.


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