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This is the website of the Barrow-in-Furness Branch of the Submariners Association. The Premier UK resource on the internet for Submariners and anyone interested in the Royal Navy Submarine Service.

Vickers and Barrow are names synonymous with the development of the submarine. Hundreds of submarines covering virtually every class have been built for the Royal Navy and foreign Navies. This site is dedicated to not only to those who have served on Her Majesty's Submarines but also to those employees past and present whose skills and efforts have given pride to the phrase 'Barrow built' and made the name Vickers known and respected throughout the world.

Latest News

December 18, 2014
India to Lease a Second Nuclear Submarine From Russia 
December 18, 2014
Brazil plans to expand submarine fleet 
December 16, 2014
Robots, drones to boost Russian 5th gen nuclear subs’ arsenal 
December 15, 2014
Cdr Norman Holbrook's WW1 bravery commemorated 
December 12, 2014
Russian reindeer given to British submarine crew during World War II becomes BBC One star 
December 11, 2014
Mystery submarine: UK forced to seek Nato's help 
December 10, 2014
Rolls-Royce could create 300 new submarine jobs 
December 9, 2014
Royal Navy nuclear submarines 'major catastrophe': Fleet suffered 44 fires in 4 years 
December 5, 2014
Partly Because of China, India Focuses on Submarine Crisis 
December 3, 2014
Rear Admiral David Cooke 
December 2, 2014
North Korea Developing Nuclear Missile Submarines 
November 21, 2014
3rd New Nuclear Missile Submarine Set to Join Russian Navy 
November 12, 2014
New Nanomaterial Takes the Stink Out of Submarine Air 
November 8, 2014
Sweden’s Saab Group bids for Navy’s $20 billion plus submarine project 
November 7, 2014
Australian government under pressure to hold submarine tender after eyeing Japan deal 

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In early May of 1945, U-Boats were leaving their patrol areas at sea for the last time and heading for ports around the coasts of Europe and Great Britain in compliance with the order of unconditional surrender contained in last signals from Submarine Command. Read It

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