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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 - June 22

1908A13Completed
1915D4D4 sank the German minelayer Bielefeld
1917L18Laid Down
1940Tribune (N76)HMS Tribune makes a torpedo attack on an enemy merchant off Standlandet, Norway. All torpedoes missed.
1941Union (N56)HMS Union torpedoes and sinks the Italian merchant Pietro Querini about 30 nautical miles west-south-west of Lampedusa Island
1941Severn (N52)HMS Severn fires torpedoes at an enemy submarine in the Gulf of Naples.
1944Universal (P57)HMS Universal torpedoes and sinks the German merchants President Dal Piaz and Canosa off Cassis, southern France.
1945Thrasher (N37)HMS Thrasher sinks three Japanese sailing vessels with gunfire off the west coast of Siam.
1945Vivid (P77)HMS Vivid sinks a Japanese sailing vessel with gunfire in the Strait of Malacca.
1967HMCS OnondagaHMCS Onondaga commissioned
1968HMCS Okanagan HMCS Okanagan commissioned
2015Saracen (P247)The remains of Saracen were found seventy two years after it was scuttled off the coast of Corsica. Photographs of HMS Saracen lying hundreds of feet below the surface of the Mediterranean were released by Guido Gay, an Italian engineer, following a two year search.
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