Chatham Historic DockYard

On a rather chilly day in February I finally head down to Chatham to visit the historic dockyard base in part of the old naval dockyard which used to be one of the major dockyards used by the Royal Navy for over 400 years. Having read a fair bit about the dockyard and some ofContinue reading “Chatham Historic DockYard”

HMS Ocelot S17

Oberon-class submarine Built in Chatham in 1960, one of 27 O-class to be built for the Royal Navy. They were also produced for four other Navies. With the same basic design as the Porpoise class submarine that was superseded by this class, the only difference being updated internal equipment and a stronger hull for increasedContinue reading “HMS Ocelot S17”