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Whilst Vickers and Barrow are names synonymous with the development of the submarine. Many other yards have contributed by building vessels to serve in and support the Royal Navy's Submarine fleet.

Whilst Vickers and Barrow are names synonymous with the development of the submarine. Many other yards have contributed by building vessels to serve in and support the Royal Navy's Submarine fleet.

This page lists those yards and pays tribute to the many thousands of workers have given their skills and sometimes their lives, in a most dangerous industry, which has provided the Royal Navy with some of the best and most innovative vessels ever to rule the seas, above and below the waves.

Alexander Stephens (Clyde)Armstrong Whitworth (Tyne)
Beardmore (Clyde)Blohm and Voss (Germany)
Broadbent (Huddersfield)Cammell Laird (Mersey)
Chatham Dockyard (Medway)Denny (Leven)
Devonport DockyardEarle (Tyne)
Fairfield (Clyde)Fore River (USA)
Greenock & Grangemouth DockyardHarland and Wolff (Belfast)
John Brown and Co (Cylde)Laird (Mersey)
Laing (Wear)Markham and Co (Derbyshire)
Marshall (Tyne)Palmers (Tyne)
Pembroke DockyardPortsmouth Dockyard
Raylton Dixon NE (Tees)Richardsons Westgarth (Hartlepool)
Rosyth DockyardScotts (Clyde)
Sheerness DockyardSwan Hunter (Tyne)
Taikoo Dockyard (Hong Kong)Thornycroft (Southampton)
Tosi Shipyard (Italy)Union Iron Works (USA)
Upper Clyde Shipbuilders (Clyde)Varley Marine (Hamble)
Vickers (Barrow)Vickers (Canada)
Vickers (Tyne)White (Cowes)
Yarrow (Clyde)

Depot ShipsThe First Barrow Submarines