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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.

On This Day - June 26

1929Parthian (N75)Launched
1941Utmost (N19)HMS Utmost torpedoes and sinks the Italian merchant Enrico Costa 4 nautical miles from Cape Todaro, Sicily, Italy.
1941Severn (N52)HMS Severn torpedoes and sinks the Italian merchant Polinnia about 95 nautical miles south-west of Ischia Island, Italy.
1944Truculent (P315)HMS Truculent torpedoes and sinks the Japanese merchant cargo ship Harugiku Maru about 60 nautical miles south-east of Medan, Sumatra.
1945Statesman (P246)HMS Statesman sinks a Japanese sailing vessel with gunfire north of Sumatra, Netherlands East Indies.
1964Renown (S26)Laid Down

Lastest Comments
21.06.16 on page Lieutenant Commander Geoffrey Saxon White
Ray Tuck wrote:
    Geoffrey White married Sibyl Thomas in 1911 not Daphne Pemberton. In his will he left £179 17s to her and at the time she was living in Dovercourt Essex ...
 
05.06.16 on page Diesel And Shale
JBN wrote:
    Like the rst of Cyril's stuff, been playing this for years, and I try to stick to his version out of respect to the big fella. The lyrics below are from Navy Cuts, other people have recorded it and played it, but sometimes miss out the Susie verse, and Crabby dear Crabby verse at the end DIESEL ...
 
05.06.16 on page Chicken on a raft
JBN wrote:
    "I ought to be 'flogging' in a feather bed" should be "Oh to be floating in a feather bed. Midnight bus one is the third verse Amazon Girl is 4th verse Donny B is 5th and last verse...
 
05.06.16 on page Nobby Hall The Big O.D.
JBN wrote:
    Cyril's version is as below, been playing it for years great tune: Nobby Hall, a young OD Cleaned his suit in CTC Hung it in the mess to dry His oppo lay asleep nearby All night long, the fumes arose And drifted by his oppo's nose When the shakers voice was heard One there was who never ...
 
26.05.16 on page Lieutenant Douglas Ramsden Attwood, DSC, Royal Navy Reserve
Mike Attwood wrote:
    Thank you for the information. George E C Attwood is my grandfather and I am very interested to learn about his brother. My father who is 87 was named Douglas in memory of Douglas Ramsden Attwood. ...