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

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 - May 26

18861886 - 1923: ArrogantLaunched
1915E11A torpedo from E11 struck the transport ship Stamboul and E11 dived to escape from shore-based artillery. This had been the first attack at Constantinople by an enemy vessel in more than 100 years. The Ell attack caused a major panic in the city.
1916E18E8 sights a group of German warships 25 miles NW of Steinort, E18 just behind E8, manages to blow the bow of the large German destroyer V100, a second torpedoed missed. E18 then escaped and headed off to Memel.
1940DunkirkStart of the evacuation of allied troops from Dunkirk
1943Sportsman (P229)HMS Sportsman fires 6 torpedoes at the French tanker Marguerite Finaly off southern France. The torpedoes however miss the target.
1976Splendid (S106)Ordered from Vickers, Barrow
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