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

Advertisement

Nuclear submarine visits Southampton

The nuclear-powered submarine 'HMS Tireless' and her crew are due to arrive in Hampshire on Thursday for a five- day official visit.