A binge drinking culture amongst some Royal Navy sailors is already being tackled. That's the assurance given at an inquest following a shooting spree onboard a nuclear submarine.
The hearing into Lieutenant Commander Ian Molyneux's death heard from the officer who spearheaded the Navy's own investigation. He says stronger rules should be brought in. Andrew Pate has more.
The sound of a fatal shooting on a Royal Navy submarine was played to a court room in Southampton today. Microphones on the vessel captured the moment a sailor shot and killed an officer.
The inquest into the death of Lieutenant Commander Ian Molyneux also heard from the brave city councillor who helped wrestle the gunman to the ground. Royston Smith received the George Medal for his bravery. Kerry Swain was in court.
An inquest has begun into the death of a senior Royal Navy officer on board a nuclear submarine docked in Southampton.
Lieutenant Commander Ian Molyneux was shot and killed by Able Seaman Ryan Donovan from Dartford last April. This from Kerry Swain.
The Chief Executive of Southampton City Council Alistair Neill, has been awarded the George Cross after he disarmed a sailor who was on a shooting rampage on board a submarine.
Able Seaman Ryan Donovan was jailed for a minimum of 25 years for the murder of Lieutenant Commander Ian Molyneux.
The Leader of the Council Royston Smith has also been awarded the George Cross for disarming the gunman. They were on a tour of HMS Astute which was on a visit to Southampton when the shooting took place.
It's understood that Councillor Smith and Mr Neill wrestled Donovan to the ground after he shot Commander Molyneux and wounded another submariner.
The widow of Royal Navy officer murdered in Southampton as he tried to stop a sailor from shooting his colleagues says she is "extremely proud and humbled" after he was awarded the George Cross. Lieutenant Commander Ian Molyneux is only the second person to receive the award posthumously.