Tudor Hill Bunker Battery

Abandoned U.S. Navy Facility

On June 1st 1955 the Naval Underwater Systems Centre: Tudor Hill Laboratory based in Bermuda opened. This was the offical name for a secret facility and bunk designed to listen for Soviet submarines. There isn’t much information about the facility when it was in operation because of the top secret intelligence work taking place. During the Cold War, the threat of close range nuclear attacks on Washington DC by using submarines  was a real threat. Bermuda was in an ideal location to track Soviet Union submarines enroute to Cuba or the American East Coast.

During its operation, facility the  was closed to the public because it was a secret anti-submarine surveillance station. Today, the original bunker is still sealed shut by a welded bracket.  You will see in the video that I was unable to open it. From its opening in 1955 until decommissioning in  1995, it was the oldest continuously operating U.S. station in Bermuda. The facility employed 15 officers, 155 enlisted personnel, 2 foreign national civilians, and 1 resident contractor.

According to one source, there was some hope the base would be adapted to scientific purposes for monitoring whales but this never happened. The facility closed in 1995 but some secret equipment may have been left behind… but I was unable to get into the bunker.

Below I have shared some edits I really like. I have also decided to share some unedited but still interesting shots for people who are into this kind of thing. Hope you enjoy!

Exterior of the abandoned facilityExterior of the abandoned facility

Ocean view inside the facilityOcean view inside the facility

Tudor Hill Abandoned Military Base

Rust.
Rust.
Abandoned and rusted pencil sharpener
Abandoned and rusted pencil sharpener

An abandoned bus used to service the Southampton Princess Hotel.

An abandoned bus used to service the Southampton Princess Hotel.

A local anole lizard.
A local anole lizard.

The Bunker Battery still sealed.The Bunker Battery still sealed.

The bunder door was welded closed with a bracket. You could look inside but I wasn't able to see very much. It looks like the roof is also collapsing. The bunker door was welded closed with a bracket. You could look inside but I wasn’t able to see very much. It looks like the roof is also collapsing.

Unedited Photos

Leftover Glass Panels from the base.
Leftover Glass Panels from the base.
Restricted
Restricted
The Exterior of the Base
The Exterior of the Base.
Engineering
Engineering.
The interior remains of the facility
The interior remains of the Tudor Hill NAVFAC facility.

Tudor Hill Abandoned Base 2

Do Not Drink The Water
Do Not Drink The Water

Do not Drink the Water 2

Tudor Hill Abandoned Base 4

Tudor Hill Graffiti

Abandoned entrance gate
Abandoned entrance gate.
Inside one of the abandoned buildings
Inside one of the abandoned buildings.
An old power station
Old power station.

2 thoughts on “Abandoned U.S. Navy Facility

    1. The last two pictures are from another building It looked like some kind of support build for fixing machines or something.

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