Meet at Haslar Marina pontoon, The Esplanade, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 1NU
Tour this restored Harbour Defence Motor Launch (HDML) Medusa, the last of her class in sea-going condition. Medusa was navigational leader for Omaha beach at D Day and first Allied vessel to reach Amsterdam at liberation.
Medusa is recognised as being one of the vessels selected to represent the nation’s maritime heritage by her inclusion in the National Historic Fleet. The Medusa Trust, a registered charity, exists to preserve HMS Medusa, ML1387, for future generations and use her to provide benefit to the public who can experience what it was like to be on a small naval vessel of WWII. As well as the vessel they maintain an extensive archive of documents, photographs and records of all the 480 HDMLs and their crews.
- Friday 13 September: 1100 & 1400
- Saturday 14 September: 1100 & 1400
- Sunday 15 September: 1100 & 1400
Book on line
Booking opens August 24 at 0930
No wheelchair or pushchair access. Steep steps and narrow walkways. Flat shoes advised. n road parking nearby and pay and display car park. Toilets in Falklands Gardens. Cafes and bars nearby for refreshments.
The Medusa Trust
From Gosport ferry, walk along the seafront in the direction of Haslar. The North Gate is immediately past the pier.
For travel information about how to get to and around Gosport, click here.