HMS Ferret (shore establishment 1982)

HMS Ferret is a training unit of the Royal Naval Reserve based at the Joint Intelligence Training Group (JITG), Chicksands in Bedfordshire.

United Kingdom
Name: HMS Ferret
Commissioned: 9 October 1982
Status: Extant
General characteristics
Class and type: Stone frigate


HMS Ferret was initially established at Templer Barracks, Ashford, Kent, an Intelligence Corps training establishment, as a regional headquarters of the Royal Naval Reserve. It was commissioned on 9 October 1982.

Templer Barracks closed in 1997, the land being required for construction of railway works for the highspeed Eurostar connection through the newly completed Channel Tunnel. Training delivery and the Headquarters Int Corps moved to Chicksands between 1995 and 1997, with HMS Ferret relocating at the same time.

HMS Ferret is the headquarters of the Intelligence branch of the RNR[1]

See also


  1. Hansard Written Answers accessed 27 May 2008.
  • Warlow, Ben, Shore Establishments of the Royal Navy, Liskeard : Maritime, 2000. ISBN 978-0-907771-73-9

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