Splendid (S106)

Built By: Vickers (Barrow)
Build Group: SSN Group 4

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Last of the swiftsure class submarines built for RN at Barrow.

Launched by Lady Ann Eberle, wife of Admiral Sir James Eberle KCB, Commander-in-Chief Fleet


26-05-1976 : Ordered from Vickers, Barrow
23-11-1977 : Laid Down
05-10-1979 : Launched
21-03-1981 : Completed
25-03-1999 : In an operational first, the Royal Navy nuclear attack submarine HMS Splendid launched Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles (TLAM) against an air defense radar site in Yugoslavia during NATO operation Allied Force Wednesday night.
17-07-2003 : HMS Splendid arrives at Faslane from final deployment before decommissioning.
22-08-2003 : HMS Splendid paid off at Devonport


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