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This website is brought to you in association with the Barrow-in-Furness Branch of the Submariners Association and is 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 22

15151951 - 1946: TalbotLaunched
1917K14Completed
1924P556Commissioned
1929Perseus (N36)Launched
19421920 - 1952: Wolfe (F37)Recommissioned as a submarine depot ship
1943Unshaken (P54)HMS Unshaken sinks the Italian sailing vessel Giovanni G. with gunfire off Augusta, Sicily, Italy.
1944Sea Rover (P218)HMS Sea Rover torpedoes and sinks the Japanese auxiliary gunboat Koshu Maru off the southern entrance to Penang harbor.
1944Variance (P85)Launched
1947Artful (P456)Launched
1971Courageous (S50)Began Sea Trials
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