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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

March 17, 2015
Submarine HMS Torbay returns to Plymouth after six-month patrol 
March 12, 2015
Gosport memorial to HMS Affray submarine tragedy victims 
March 12, 2015
BAE to Complete Design of Britain’s Next Nuclear-Warhead Submarine 
March 4, 2015
Putin’s ‘Red October’: Russia’s Deadliest New Submarine 
March 4, 2015
India China submarine fleet comparison 
March 3, 2015
Concerns over plan to expand west coast submarine testing site 
March 1, 2015
First time Canadian fleet is operational 
February 25, 2015
Skye submarine base gets £22million boost 
February 23, 2015
Minor Collision Between INS Sindhughosh Submarine and Fishing Trawler Off Mumbais Coast 
February 17, 2015
India’s Submarine Program Continues to Struggle 
January 30, 2015
The End of the Submarine as We Know it? 
January 28, 2015
Trident 'could quit Scotland for Wales': Secret plan for nuclear subs triggered by rise of SNP 
January 23, 2015
The hunt for Red October gets easier. How submarine warfare is changing. 
January 20, 2015
HHI signs submarine deal in India 
January 14, 2015
Submarine HMCS Windsor back in water, with restrictions 

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A brief description of the US Navy snorkel conversion, intended to be complementary to the article SNORTING in the ROYAL NAVY - 1945 onward and as an adjunct to the article US Navy GUPPY SUBMARINE CONVERSIONS 1947-1954 Read It

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