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Memories of Life in a Submarine

It is strange as we grow old we seem to dwell more and more in the past. I  often go back to my time in submarines. Mostly it was good, mostly uneventful, and most importantly water tight!. Today, I have … Continue reading

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HM/SM Alliance

Prince William, who is Commodore-in-Chief for Submarines, visited HMS Alliance at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum in Gosport, Hampshire.  The Alliance has just completed a Seven million pounds sterling restoration and is the only surviving British World War Two submarine. … Continue reading

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Submarine Escape.

My escape training began in 1959 and no doubt has evolved greatly since then. In my day escape  was probably the single most important part of submarine training, also the most fearful. You can see in the photos I have … Continue reading

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Remembering My Old Shipmates

Thinking of all my old shipmates at this special time of year. I will tip a glass of Irish to you this Christmas day. How many days did we spend away from families and loved ones at Christmas whilst in … Continue reading

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