In 2005, 230,000 people crammed into the dockyard during the four days of the International Festival of the Sea alone.
Ten thousand or so civilians worked at the dockyard to repair and supply the fleet, and went to and from their work in fleets of buses and special trains.
The dockyard prides itself as ‘the south coast's biggest visitor attraction’.
The government has allowed a dockyard in Plymouth to increase radioactive discharges into the sea by five times.
When Henry VIII founded a dockyard for building ships in Deptford, the area became renowned across the shipping industry.
At present, the ship and objects are separated by a walk of a quarter of a mile through the dockyard .
He could renew the ship's guardrails without recourse to a dockyard .
One new and two old battleships were torpedoed, a cruiser was hit, and the dockyard damaged.
More than 300 people yesterday took part in a march to protest against the arrival of a nuclear submarine at a dockyard for refit work.