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Decommissioned HMS Warspite, Conqueror & Valiant

Photographs  John H. Luxton 2006

Three decommissioned SSN nuclear submarines in the #3 Basin at Devonport Dockyard.

HMS WARSPITE (outer), HMS CONQUEROR (centre) and HMS VALIANT (inner). Only CONQUEROR retains her conning tower.

HMS WARSPITE is being used by for research work by RWMAC.


"Valiant Class"

Launched Vickers - Barrow 1965, Commissioned 1967.

Paid off Devonport 1991


"Churchill Class"

Launched Cammell Laird - 1969

Commissioned 1971

Paid off Devonport 1990

Sank cruiser GENERAL BELGRANO during the Falklands War.


"Valiant Class"

Launched Vickers - Barrow 1963 Commissioned 1966.

Paid off Devonport 1994


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