HMS Splendid (1981) SSN  (4th)

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This the fourth ship to carry the name HMS Splendid was a Swiftsure Class nuclear powered fleet submarine.

Built by Vickers Shipbuilding of Barrow-in-Furness, laid down 1977, launched 05-Oct-1979 and commissioned 21-Mar-1981.

Took part in operations during the Falklands War 1982.

Paid off 2004 awaiting final disposal.

Won the Battle Honour: Falkland Islands 1982.


Other HMS Splendid
- 1st  HMS Splendid
- 2nd HMS Splendid
- 3rd HMS Splendid
- 4th HMS Splendid

- Swiftsure Class (1973) SSN
- Specifications
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- Plans/Schematics
- Pictures
- Full Battle Honours

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This page last edited - 28 February, 2013.

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