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Submarine arrives in Southampton five day visit

HMS Tireless has arrived at Southampton docks Credit: Adam Clark

A Royal Navy nuclear submarine arrived in a port city today almost a year after an officer was killed on board a sister vessel during an almost identical visit.

HMS Tireless, a Trafalgar class submarine, is visiting Southampton, Hampshire, for five days

Submarine arrives in Southampton

A Royal Navy nuclear submarine arrived in a port city today almost a year after an officer was killed on board a sister vessel during an almost identical visit.

HMS Tireless, a Trafalgar class submarine, is visiting Southampton, Hampshire, for five days.

The visit is giving local dignitaries and youngsters an opportunity to sample life on board.

In April last year, during a visit by HMS Astute to Southampton, Able seaman Ryan Donovan killed Lieutenant Commander Ian Molyneux and also shot Lieutenant Commander Christopher Hodge in the stomach