Nuclear-powered Royal Navy submarine in 'near-miss' with ferry

The submarine was submerged at the depth needed to extend its periscope above the surface of the water when the incident occurred.

By Lucia Binding, news reporter

A nuclear-powered Royal Navy submarine has been involved in a near-miss with a ferry in the Irish Sea.

An investigation has been launched into the incident, which was reported to authorities but did not receive media coverage when it occurred on 6 November.

The ferry was Stena Superfast VII, which operates between Northern Ireland and Scotland and has a capacity for 1,300 passengers and 660 cars.

The submarine was submerged at the depth...
source: The Sky News

2019-01-22 15:41
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