10th Submarine Squadron (United Kingdom)

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The 10th Submarine Squadron was an administrative unit of the Royal Navy.

The squadron was formed at HMNB Clyde, Faslane, Scotland, in the 1960s to direct the Resolution-class submarines equipped with Polaris missiles that formed part of the United Kingdom's strategic nuclear deterrent. The squadron would later direct the Vanguard-class submarines equipped with Trident missiles.

Submarines[edit]

[1][2]

Name Laid down Launched Commissioned Maiden patrol Fate
HMS Resolution 26 February 1964 15 September 1966 2 October 1967 decommissioned 1994
HMS Repulse 12 March 1965 4 November 1967 28 September 1968 decommissioned 1996
HMS Renown 25 June 1964 25 February 1967 15 November 1968 decommissioned 1996
HMS Revenge 19 May 1965 15 March 1968 4 December 1969 decommissioned 1992
HMS Vanguard 3 September 1986 4 March 1992 14 August 1993 December 1994 in service
HMS Victorious 3 December 1987 29 September 1993 7 January 1995 December 1995 in service
HMS Vigilant 16 February 1991 14 October 1995 2 November 1996 June 1998 in service
HMS Vengeance 1 February 1993 19 September 1998 27 November 1999 February 2001 in service

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gardiner, Robert Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1947-1995, pub Conway Maritime Press, 1995
  2. ^ Jane's Fighting Ships, 2004–2005. Jane's Information Group Limited

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