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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

August 27, 2014
North Korea Building Missile Submarine 
August 24, 2014
Yes or No, ¬£3bn boost for Faslane nuclear submarine base 
August 15, 2014
Royal Navy alcohol consumption 'curbed' after fatal submarine shooting 
August 14, 2014
Trident nuclear submarine relocation costs detailed 
August 12, 2014
Submarine inventor John Philip Holland to be honoured in Co Clare 
August 9, 2014
Russia Forces US Submarine Out of Boundary Water 
August 9, 2014
Submarine centenary raises questions about Canadian fleet's future 
August 8, 2014
The sinking and secrecy of submarine J6 
August 8, 2014
Japan, US to develop fuel-cell submarine 
July 31, 2014
Indian Navy gets new facility to communicate with nuclear submarines prowling underwater 
July 28, 2014
NK Has Largest Submarine Fleet in the World 
July 26, 2014
Extra care delays Indian Nuclear submarine‚Äôs sea trials 
July 26, 2014
Italy and Russia Freeze Joint Diesel Submarine Project 
July 26, 2014
Borei-Class Submarines Enter Service Ahead of Russian Navy Day 
July 24, 2014
Anson on the move in Barrow 

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Tora! Tora! Tora! (Our surprise attack has been successful). The exultant signal sent by Commander Mitsuo Fuchida to Admiral Chuichi Nagumo told a surprised world that Japan had carried out a devastating attack on Pearl Harbour bringing America into the war, an act which finally sealed the fate of the Axis powers. Read It

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