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The Royal Navy submarine service

a centennial history

by Antony Preston

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Conway Maritime in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Submarine forces -- History.,
    • Submarines (Ships) -- Great Britain -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 189) and index.

      Statementby Antony Preston.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsV859.G7 P74 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination192 p. :
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3970679M
      ISBN 100851778917
      LC Control Number2001277791
      OCLC/WorldCa46393921

      saw the publication of the latest in a string of fascinating titles dealing with the Cold War history of the Royal Navy Submarine Service. Secrets of the Conqueror (), Hunter Killers () and Cold War Command () were essentially based on stories told by RN submariners.   But the Royal Navy will desperately need new submarines, maybe much sooner. The Submarine Service runs at an impressive operational tempo. Very few boats are made to go a long way.

        Evening, I have recently passed my AIB for Marine Engineer Officer (Submariner) and are wondering if anyone could shine a light on what the silent service is like to work in? I am committed to the role but it has became increasingly apparent that their is a retension issue in the service. Company Hours. Mon-Fri: am - pm & pm - pm Sat: Closed Sun: Closed. Call Us: +44 (0)

        The Royal Navy Submarine Service since London: Allen Lane, xxxvii + pp. Review by Sarandis Papadopoulos, Ph.D. Arlington, Virginia. Submarines are the most beguiling aspect of the maritime Cold War.   The story from Polaris to Trident—and now "Successor"—is a central theme of the book. In the year that it is published, Russian submarines have once again been detected off the UK's shores. As Britain comes to decide whether to renew its submarine-carried nuclear deterrent, The Silent Deep provides an essential historical : Penguin UK.


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The Royal Navy submarine service by Antony Preston Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Silent Deep is a timely and authoritative history of the United Kingdom Royal Navy’s submarine service from inception through the Cold War. Against the current political environment with the outcome of the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) being the decision to postpone, or in defence acquisition parlance to “move right Cited by: 2.

The book to read if you want to know anything and everything about the Royal Navy's submarine service. flag Like see review Dele Cooke rated it it was amazing/5.

It was slightly daunting when the huge (odd pages) book arrived but it is very well written and provides an excellent account of the history of Royal Navy submarine-ing since WW2. I was thrilled by the accounts of the cold war encounters between Soviet subs and Royal Navy submarines where our submarines were generally much quieter and /5().

An accident investigation report has been published into a near miss between a Royal Navy submarine and a passenger ferry. It does not name the submarine. Buy The Silent Deep: The Royal Navy Submarine Service Since 1st Edition by Jinks, James, Hennessy, Peter (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:   The Silent Deep, the Royal Navy Submarine Service since is a lengthy and more encompassing work that tells the political, operational and personal stories of the service from the end of WWII up to the present day.

LR5 manned submersible (for rescue) - leased to the Royal Australian Navy in [citation needed] SDV Mk8 Mod 1 - 3 mini-submarines used by the Special Boat Service of the Royal Marines; Late s onwards. Dreadnought class (PWR3 nuclear-powered ballistic missile) Dreadnought, ordered - first elements of construction underway in   Several recent books have documented the Cold War-era submarine service but this is the first to focus purely on the unique experience of serving onboard a deterrent boat.

Richard Humphreys was a Royal Navy submarine rating, serving between and did patrols on just one boat, HMS Resolution. Exercise Joint Warrior is the largest military exercise in Europe, bringing together the Royal Navy, the Royal Air Force and the British Army, as well as forces from other nations.

Operation Kipion We have been on patrol in the Gulf sincedemonstrating the UK’s commitment to peace and stability. The Royal Navy Submarine Service Virtual Event - Book your exclusive place now. Royal Navy Submarine Service Virtual Event Tickets, Tue 1 Sep at | Eventbrite Eventbrite, and certain approved third parties, use functional, analytical and tracking cookies (or similar technologies) to understand your event preferences and provide you.

2 days ago  A Russian submarine carrying land attack missiles has been intercepted in the English Channel by two Royal Navy warships. The Krasnodar sub. They were the last British submarines to carry a deck gun. The Amphion class served the Royal Navy for almost three decades as the backbone of the Royal Naval Submarine Service, and was gradually replaced with the Porpoise and Oberon patrol classes that began to be phased in during The Royal Navy is the principal naval warfare service branch of the British Armed of Augustthere are 77 commissioned ships in the Royal Navy.

Of the commissioned vessels, twenty-three are major surface combatants (six guided missile destroyers, thirteen frigates, two amphibious transport docks and two aircraft carriers), and eleven are nuclear-powered submarines (four.

Unseen and unhindered, the silent Submarine Service gives the Royal Navy strength beneath the waves. Role of the Submarine Service In operating submarines for over a century, the Royal Navy has always been at the forefront of underwater warfare and has built an enduring reputation for professionalism and courage.

The Royal Navy has confirmed that it has shadowed a Russian submarine as it passed through the English Channel from Sunday to Tuesday. The approach of the sub was first reported in Forbes on Sunday.

Former Royal Navy submariner, Commander Ryan Ramsey recently self-published this unique book that tells the story of HMS Turbulent’s eventful last deployment in Commanding a highly capable, but ageing Trafalgar class submarine tested Ramsey’s management skills to the limit and the book is structured around the leadership principles he.

Iain Ballantyne’s book Hunter Killers is a true story of men, submarines, great nations and unforgiving impeccably-researched, swiftly-paced yarn follows a small band of Royal Navy.

HMS Conqueror was a British Churchill-class nuclear-powered fleet submarine which served in the Royal Navy from to She was the third submarine of her class, following the earlier Churchill and Courageous, that were all designed to face the Soviet threat at sea.

She was built by Cammell Laird at Birkenhead. Conqueror is the only nuclear-powered submarine to have engaged an enemy. The submarine's periscope as seen from the Stena Superfast VII ferry (Image: Stena Line/MAIB.).

The report's synopsis said: "Two previous collisions between Royal Navy submarines. 'The Royal Navy did not invent the submarine, but by it was the world's leading submarine operator,' explained Friedman.

'It was extremely innovative. out of 5 stars Royal Navy Submarine Losses in WWII. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Octo Verified Purchase. A very disappointing book as it really is only a list of submarines lost and the names of their crew.

At only 48 pages not much more than a pamphlet with no text or description of events leading to the losses.1/5(2). Written by a former Royal Navy submariner and genuine naval historian, this book feels like a genuine apology to this Haynes fan and submarine geek.

Although it contains brief sections covering the development of Britain's submarine fleet, the history of the Alliance, and what it was like to live and work aboard, the bulk of this book is a /5(31). The Royal Navy have awarded a contract for what may be the world’s largest underwater drones.

Armed submarine drones are just around the corner and the U.K.’s Royal Navy does not intend to .