They were once described as “underhand, unfair and damned un-English!” And the rest, as they say, is history. With a destructive payload and the ability to remain unseen the submarine is one of the most powerful and feared weapons systems ever conceived. As the son of a submariner I was often told that navies had only two types of vessels – submarines and targets.
The target of this dit is to draw attention to the maintenance of the nation’s maritime heritage, and in particular the Royal Navy Submarine Museum in Gosport. Despite an injection of lottery cash they still require donations to fund the much-needed restoration of their star attraction, HMS Alliance. Please visit their website here for more details of how to help maintain a part of our history.