Courageous (S50)

Built By: Vickers (Barrow)
Build Group: SSN Group 3
Fate: Now in Plymouth Dockyard being fitted out for visitors as part of the naval heritage site

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Courageous cutaway
Courageous cutaway

Originally named Superb.

Improved Valiant Class.

First Commanding Officer was Commander Sammy Fry, Royal Navy.


15-05-1968 : Laid Down
07-03-1970 : Launched by Mrs Morris, wife of John Morris, Labour MP for Aberravon and Minister for Defence (Equipment) Contractors
22-05-1971 : Began Sea Trials
16-10-1971 : Completed
02-11-1971 : Left Barrow for the last time


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