On this day – 6 September 1939 Britain suspended its obligations to control the naval arms race imposed by the 1936 London Naval Treaty as the country re-armed and rebuilt theRoyal Navy for action in WW2
HMS VANGUARD in build
Submariners – Back to Black:
On the 50th anniversary of the introduction of Submariners’ Dolphins and to recognise the unique ethos of the Submarine Service within the Royal Navy the First Sea Lord has announced that approval has been given for all qualified submariners, ratings and officers, to wear black cap covers. Black covers will now be the default except for ceremonial events.