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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

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 
January 2, 2015
The day an Irish fishing boat was sunk by a British submarine 
January 2, 2015
Poland to Search for Its Famous WWII Submarine 
December 30, 2014
HMS Saracen P247 - new book available 
December 26, 2014
HMS Olympus: Submarine visits wreck at 120 metres 
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 

Have You Read

Building X Craft Submarines
My first glimpse of a Midget Submarine was about August 1942 when my then foreman in the Submarine Dock sent me to have my photograph taken to form a special pass to enter a secure area set in the North Shop to work on a special project. I had no idea what the project was and doubted whether anyone else in working in my area did either. Read It

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Captain's Cabin  HMS SPLENDID & Icelandic freighter 21-Jan-2015  by Fingers
Resurgam  Brian Wilkie 05-Jan-2015  by davec
Captain's Cabin  HMS Saracen P247 - new book available 30-Dec-2014  by tinamini
Captain's Cabin  Japanese Sub at HMAS Sydney II total loss 18-Dec-2014  by David
Captain's Cabin  Holbrook VC 15-Dec-2014  by Buster
Lost Shipmates  Did you know Terry Price (was a (TS) then Went SD 11-Dec-2014  by Fingers
Captain's Cabin  Recollections of a submariner 10-Dec-2014  by Haydn
Resurgam  Rear Admiral David Cooke 10-Dec-2014  by arichards
Resurgam  Vernon Coles DSM 03-Dec-2014  by Talent
Captain's Cabin  Another one gone 24-Nov-2014  by Buster

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