HRH Prince Michael of Kent made an unofficial visit to the Museum on Friday afternoon, 1st July. He was escorted by the Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire with Dominic Tweddle and John Rawlinson from the NMRN in attendance. Read more »
Capt John Edgell OBE, one-time C.O of HMS Tireless, Teacher etc and myself are currently engaged in the early stages of producing a film about Courageous. Read more »
Members can now read the first attempt at a comprehensive description of Submarine operations in the First World War. Submarine and Anti-submarine by Sir Henry Newbolt and published in 1919 is available in the reference documents section here. Read more »
The Friends of the RM Museum are holding their annual dinner on 7 October 2016 and have opened the invitation to Friends of the other NMRN Museums. Read more »
The Friends’ project to turn the Area of Remembrance into a Garden of Remembrance is coming to fruition. Although still a ‘work in progress’, Read more »
There are still a few places left for the 2016 AGM so, if you would like to join us please contact Guy Sitwell on firstname.lastname@example.org or 02392-520675. Read more »
As part of our plan to build up the reference content of the Friends website we have now published an archive of the past 10 years of All Round Look available from our Reference Documents page here. Read more »
Few people know of the Submarine Memorial Fund but it exists, as part of the RNBT, to support serving and former submariner ratings and their families. Read more »
Friends who still wear ties might we be interested in the new official Submarine Service Tie. As it says on the website: “…bringing together the colours of the White Ensign and the gold of the Submarine Service’s prestigious Dolphins badge. Read more »
Click here to read the story of Artful’s exit from Barrow.
Check out our new Reference Section telling the story of Submarine Victoria Crosses here
Update – 21 Dec
Pictures showing the completed window now in the gallery below.
As reported in the Friends’ Read more »
If you have a favourite Submarine Christmas snap send it is for our Christmas Gallery Read more »
For those who missed this from the NMRN website from July it is well worth watching.
“Are you a resourceful destroyer captain or a successful submarine commander?” Why not find out and have fun playing: “They Come Unseen”, Read more »
Friends may not be aware of a new charity called We Remember Submariners.
I think they are well worth checking out and supporting. Read more »
A new piece of submarine fiction, this is what the Amazon editor says:
Following Harry Gilmour’s journey from out-of-place naval reservist on the deck of a grand battleship to experienced officer on board a World War Two submarine, Read more »
From Trevor Andrew-Gernand
I was just wondering if there is any of the crew of the old Ambush when it was based in Halifax in 1955/6, Read more »
The Bishop of Dudley, the Rt Revd Graham Usher, paid a visit to the Royal Navy Submarine Museum (RNSM) in Gosport as part of a two-day tour of the National Museum of the Royal Navy. Read more »
Our Vice President and two other committee members recently visited the Museum to see what changes are being made, with our help, Read more »
From the RN Submarine Museum
Former shipmates of submarine HMS Alliance got together for an emotional reunion on Friday, Read more »
From David Southwood
My Dad, Captain Gerry Southwood, CBE, DSC, RN, spent three years in HMS Regent operating from Malta in WW2. Read more »
From Trevor Andrew-Gernand Read more »
Although I am have been the Welfare Officer in International Submariners Association for quite a few years now and have met many fellow boatees I have never come across anyone who was a fellow crew member who was on my first boat (HMS/M Untiring),
Reproduced at the attachment by kind permission of the Plymouth Naval Retired Officers Association is this article telling the story of the last departure of HMS TURPIN from Malta. Read more »
A short clip of Otus in Deigo Garcia and pictures of Opossum both in their camouflage during the First Gulf War are in the Dits and Bits Section. Read more »
Congratulations to our first lottery winner – okay its not a life changing amount but the £5.00 he won will buy a bottle of plonk to toast the Submarine Service! Read more »
Today the 60th member registered on the new website and 16 have taken out tickets with our lottery. Thanks to you all for your support. Read more »
Win up to £25,000 with lots of other cash prizes and support the Submarine Museum at the same time all for just £1.00 per week. Read more »
The text of the letter from our Chairman
The Friends of the RN Submarine Museum – to the man, Read more »
Check out our exclusive photos of the newly refurbished interior of Alliance (many thanks to the Museum).