This is the website of the Barrow-in-Furness Branch of the Submariners Association. 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 - April 9

1915G13Laid Down
1940Sunfish (N81)HMS Sunfish torpedoes and sinks the German merchant Amasis in the Kattegat.
1940Thistle (N24)HMS Thistle missed the German submarine U-4 with a spread of four torpedoes southwest off Stavanger, Norway
1940Truant (N68)HMS Truant torpedoes and damages the German light cruiser Karlsruhe off Kristiansand, Norway.
1942Torbay (N79)HMS Torbay sinks the Italian auxiliary patrol vessel R 113/Avanguardista with gunfire off Patras, Greece.
1942Thrasher (N37)HMS Thrasher torpedoes and sinks the Italian merchant Gala about 20 nautical miles west-south-west of Bengasi, Libya.
1942Unruffled (P46)Completed
1943Safari (P211)HMS Safari sinks the Italian auxiliary minesweeper No. 295/Bella Italia with gunfire off Cape Carbonara, Sardinia, Italy.
1943Trident (N52)HMS Trident fires two torpedoes against an Italian submarine off Corsica. Both torpedoes missed their target,
1943Stoic (P231)Launched
1943Tiara (351)Laid Down
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