The Hamoaze is an estuarine stretch of the tidal , between its confluence with the and , England. The name first appears as ryver of Hamose in 1588 and it originally most likely applied just to a creek of the estuary that led up to the manor of Ham, north of the present-day .

Notable Places in the Area

Historic building
is a municipal building that served as a municipal hall, courthouse, mortuary, and , located in the municipal centre of the town of , in , , . is situated 3,800 feet southeast of Hamoaze. Photo: Thomas Allom, Public domain.

Military facility
Her Majesty's Naval Base, Devonport is one of three operating bases in the United Kingdom for the Royal Navy and is the sole nuclear repair and refuelling facility for the Royal Navy. is situated 1 mile north of Hamoaze. Photo: daisybush, CC BY 2.0.

is a public park located in Devonport, Devon. is situated 3,300 feet east of Hamoaze.

Railway station
is a Great Western Railway suburban station on the Cornish Main Line in Devonport, , England. is situated 3,800 feet northeast of Hamoaze. Photo: Geof Sheppard, CC BY 4.0.

Localities in the Area

is a suburb of in the county of .

, formerly named Plymouth Dock or just Dock, is a district of in the English county of , although it was, at one time, the more important settlement. Photo: Tony Atkin, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a Victorian-built area of in the county of .


50.3759° or 50° 22' 33.1" north
-4.1886° or 4° 11' 19" west
Open Location Code
3 feet (1 metre)
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Also Known As

  • Bulgarian: Хамоазе
  • Catalan: Hamoaze
  • Cebuano: Hamoaze
  • Dutch: Hamoaze
  • French: Hamoaze
  • German: Hamoaze
  • Italian: Hamoaze
  • Japanese: ハーモウズ
  • Norwegian: Hamoaze
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hamoaze
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Hamoaze
  • Spanish: Hamoaze
  • Swedish: Hamoaze

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