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Tag: Royal Navy submarines

  • Tuesday, August 10th 2021 - 18:27 UTC

    The Rebellious reason British submarines fly the Jolly Roger after missions

    The First Sea Lord also posted an image of HMS Utmost flying a Jolly Roger in 1942, showing how the tradition has been carried on through the Second World

    The sight of a Jolly Roger flag once struck fear into the hearts of sailors at sea as it often meant a bloodthirsty band of pirates were about to launch a deadly attack – but there is a fascinating, if not somewhat rebellious, reason why today’s Royal Navy submarines fly the iconic skull and crossbones as part of a tradition that dates back to the First World War.

  • Tuesday, December 17th 2013 - 02:56 UTC

    UK investing in new generation of nuclear deterrent 'Successor' submarines

    The 'Successor' submarine is expected to replace the Vanguard Class from 2028

    The UK Defence Secretary has announced £79 million of investment in the next generation of Royal Navy submarines. The Successor submarines, which will carry the UK’s strategic nuclear deterrent will be the largest and most advanced boats operated by the Navy and their design and construction will be the most technologically complex in the history of the UK.