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HMS Tireless Nuclear Submarine in Southampton

HMS Tireless travelled through Southampton Water today for a 5 day official visit to Southampton.

The submarine is one  of six serving Trafalgar-class vessels.

HMS Tireless will be alongside Eastern Docks until Tuesday and will be hosting visitors from across the region.

Here she is below on a wonderful, but misty, day.

This is what she looked like on Ship Finder!

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Comment by Steve Hood on March 1, 2012 at 19:41

Might try n get down to eastern docks or opposite to get some photos on sunday

Comment by malcolm.caldwell on March 2, 2012 at 3:04

Maybe I am being dumb, but I cannot see any evidence of the sub in the screenshot for shipfinder.  Maybe thats the point?

Comment by Steve Hood on March 2, 2012 at 8:31
Cant seem to find its exact location now
Comment by Mark Daniels on March 2, 2012 at 8:51

No me neither - I only saw it originally as I'd seen on VTS it was coming in.

(Thanks for sharing link to that - I'd never thought to do that!!)

I then saw the pilot and the tug with nothing between them in the Solent so jumped in may car!

Strangely the tug disappeared too and I hadn't made a note of which one it was.

Malcolm - Sorry that was me being daft showing the blank screen - I have see a German sub on Ship Finder but never a US or British one.

Comment by Steve Hood on March 2, 2012 at 10:50

Just found this photo, anyone reconise its location??

http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=det&ids=HMS%20Tireless%20...

Comment by Steve Hood on March 2, 2012 at 18:06
Hms Tireless will be leaving southampton @ 3pm on tuesday
Comment by Mark Daniels on March 2, 2012 at 18:19

Thanks Steve - Sadly I can't get down there then

Comment by Steve Hood on March 2, 2012 at 18:32
I dont think i can too , wish it was sunday. Sunday is my free day , wife aka management goes horseriding lol

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