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SUBMARINERS TALES!!!!

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I don't know how to describe it, but to me retired submarines have a 'stillness' to them that surface ships lack. There is something more sombre and sad to me looking at those vessels than looking at a ship graveyard.

God knows why, but am I alone in this peculiar thought?
 
I don't know how to describe it, but to me retired submarines have a 'stillness' to them that surface ships lack. There is something more sombre and sad to me looking at those vessels than looking at a ship graveyard.

God knows why, but am I alone in this peculiar thought?

Not really, I know what you mean, 5 of the boats I've been on have ended up this way, 2 more to go :(
 
I don't know how to describe it, but to me retired submarines have a 'stillness' to them that surface ships lack. There is something more sombre and sad to me looking at those vessels than looking at a ship graveyard.

God knows why, but am I alone in this peculiar thought?


Let us not forget about DOLPHIN - it too is decommisioned, shut down and virtually abandoned apart from a few scab lifters.
 
Flymo, the reactor cores have been removed and sent off to Cumbria. I think they send them there to try and genetically modify the locals into something approaching human form.
 
Flymo, the reactor cores have been removed and sent off to Cumbria. I think they send them there to try and genetically modify the locals into something approaching human form.

There is a challenge to far, for much braver men than us, living in the countries longest cul-de-sac as caused problems;-P:);-P
 
The creepiness of a silent, dead diesel boat tied up alongside a disused floating dock.
Oh the adventures they had, the stories they tell and the places they went. All back
in the past - but these tales remain sharp and fresh in the memories of those that
still exude the faint aroma of diesel fuel from within their own flesh and bones.

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